Different Types of Cardiovascular Training

1. Low Intensity, Long Duration Cardio Typically 40-60% Max HR over at least 40 minutes. You should be able to speak comfortably. Ideal for new people to fitness and cardiovascular training. Least demanding of the methods. 2. Medium Intensity, Medium Duration Cardio HR typically at 70% of max HR Typically between 20-40 mins Characterized by(…)

Researchers in Tabata and Interval Training

Dr Izumu Tabata, Japan – Tabata Method Professor Michele Olson, AUM Dr Angelo Tremblay Dr Johnathan Little – The Little Method Dr. Martin Gibala at McMaster University – The Little Method Craig Ballantyne – Turbulence training Dr. Brendon Gurd – Queen’s University Prof Peter Timmons – Loughborough University Timmons Method Tabata I, Nishimura K, Kouzaki(…)

Science of High Intensity Interval Training

Here is a compilation of some of the best peer reviewed scientific research on high intensity interval training or HIIT for short. Obviously this includes Tabata Training as well as some of the other less well known HIIT regimes and protocols. Bartlett, J.D. et al. (2011). High-intensity interval running is perceived to be more enjoyable(…)

Quick Start Guide to Tabata Training

What you will need before starting – A stop watch Decide on the exercises We suggest indoor cyling machine to start with or running outside. We have a full list of alternatives here. Journal/note book to record your session (optional) Then do the following Warm-up Phase 5 mins warm up with your exercise Work Phase(…)