5 Minutes of Exercise Can Change Your Health
Why aren’t you working out more? Most people’s excuse is that they don’t have enough time, but new studies have found that just 5 minutes of a high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout can make you healthier. It’s easier to get in a 5 minute workout before or after work using this fitness solution. Find out 3 great ways HIIT can get you up and at ’em.
#1. Get a stronger heart – Because HIIT workouts take you body to the limit; over time your body and most importantly your heart will adapt and be able to use oxygen and insulin more effectively.
#2. Lower your blood pressure – A study published in the American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease found that HIIT improved the endothelial function (having to do with your blood circulation) and the ability for arteries to work more efficiently, which may keep hypertension at bay.
#3. Keep diabetes in check – Research has shown that HIIT can promote improvements in glucose levels in people with Type 2 diabetes, Dr. Robert Silverman says; “for all my patients with diabetes, HIIT is my main choice for exercising because of the robust improvements in blood sugar markers.”
Try this HITT workout below to get healthier life started.
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