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in·ter·val train·ing

(in'tĕr-văl trān'ing)
Application of highly structured exercise with rest intervals using "supermaximum" effort to overload the specific systems of energy transfer; allows performance of inordinately high exercise intensities with minimal fatigue.

interval training

A form of physical conditioning in which periods of high-intensity exercise alternate with periods of lesser exertion or rest and recovery.
See also: training
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Interval training also was more effective at enhancing the patients' physical fitness and reducing body fat relative to lean muscle tissue.
But we know, for example, that interval training makes the heart a better, stronger pump.
2], HR and BLa) and between mechanical work and RPE during an exercise session of moderate-intensity interval training relate to the physiological-mechanical work and psychological-mechanical work relationships at MFO in the GXT.
This pace, according to Daniels, is roughly that which you could sustain for one hour of racing--considerably slower than interval training.
Kortianou and colleagues also suggest that interval training may have a unique role to play in the training of two particular subpopulations of patients with COPD.
High-intensity interval training is twice as effective as normal exercise," said Jan Helgerud, an exercise expert at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Nighttime blood pressures improved significantly, from 140/84 to 129/79 mm Hg, with interval training but were unchanged in the other two groups, said Dr.
It hooks up to the GPS system for accurate mileage tracking; I use it for interval training.
Think high-intensity, fast paced, interval training routines led by professional fighters and incorporating Thai-kickboxing, martial arts and some self-defence.
In The Interval Training Manual, Tom Kelso, one of the finest and most creative strength and conditioning professionals in the country, has fervently and meticulously compiled an interval training format that is ultra-comprehensive in design, and has taken just about every troubleshooting issue to task with great detail.
He lifts weights three days a week to keep muscle strength On the other days he runs 4 to 6 miles at a medium pace or does interval training.