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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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term interval training is attributed to German coach Waldemer Gerschler.
On the days we didn't do interval training, I gave Brian "easy" workouts of weightlifting, stretching and walking or jogging with me for an hour once a week.
This new philosophy to interval training is an exciting and unique addition to the innovative home-fitness products we are known for," says Nautilus Chief Executive Officer, Bruce Cazenave.
Meyer interval training consisted of 20 minutes (13 sets) of 30s work intervals (at 100% [P.
Researchers put eight men and eight women between the ages of 19 and 30 through self-paced, high intensity interval training using different recovery periods.
On the following days, players performed high intensity aerobic interval training sessions (figure 1).
Cycle once per week for distance, then after a few weeks add some sprint interval training, or spin, to help improve times.
A program like Kilo-Actif, which combines interval training with healthy eating, is therefore perfectly indicated because we know that a decrease in body mass can lower the risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease.
We say that weight training was the original interval training because, unlike aerobic exercise, rest was always built into resistance training protocols.
22-25) Furthermore, in the rehabilitation setting strategies such heliox supplementation or NIMV would be expensive to implement in large cohort of patients whereas interval training could be cost effective and easily applicable.
There may be chronic metabolic effects to interval training that outpace the fat loss with moderate activity over many weeks of training, but the interval training was clearly inferior in its acute effects on fat-burn.
Interval training after a long period with no exercise may not be good for you.