For those of you that are not up on your new exercise lingo, HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. Basically, you are working really hard for short bursts of time, with little break. I personally LOVE HIIT workouts and find they are great to use when time is tight. Another huge benefit is, all you need is shorts, a top, shoes and a small area of open space (you could totally do this in a hotel room or apartment!)
My new favourite HIIT workout comes to you courtesy of my ever-so-wonderful husband Shawn! The reason he created this workout for us is that we had to get to a dance competition for one of our daughters and had only limited time and wanted to get an effective, hard workout in. This HIIT workout takes about 15 minutes and you should be tired and very sweaty at the end!
What you are doing for HIIT workouts is doing 3 high intensity exercises in a row with no break then 30 second to 1 minute recovery. Repeat 5 times.
Here are the exercises:
- 15 Push ups
- 15 Jump Squats
- 15 Squat Thrusts
Rest 30 sec to 1 minute, basically just until you catch your breath!
Repeat the above 3 exercises 5 times.
That’s it! SO easy, SO effective, SO hard, SO fun!
Your Simply Susan HIIT workout of the day. Go do it now, I dare you!😏