HIT or " High Intensity Training "
High Intensity Training
Is it for you?
High intensity training or "HIT" training can be your answer for the body you`ve always wanted.
It has undeniably been an excellent way to get ripped effectively. The nature
of any high intensity training requires dedication, precision and preparation
as you will find with any workout program. Although it is not rocket science,
like a lock it requires just the right combination to get the best out of the
training program. When starting high intensity training here are some top tips
to remember and always keep in mind to get the most out of it.
Get and stay PSYCHED
High intensity training in its simplest form is not necessarily hard to do, but
it requires definite mental stamina and intensity. This is especially true when
you get to 7 reps of your 12-15 reps and start to feel muscle failure. You have
to be able to push past the pain and bang out that rep - at all cost. To do
this you need to prepare by get psyched before you even step into the gym and
once your there you have to keep that intensity up to complete your workout.
Keeping your goal of having the body you want in your mind will keep your
intensity up mentally and help you get past the most challenging spots of the
training. If you can get this tip down you`ve already mastered about 50% of the
Pay attention to your weight and reps
With any training program after a while your body gets accustomed to the weight
and you will need to increase it. This is especially true with high intensity
training. Since the training is centered around 12-15 reps, choose weights that
are challenging but still doable. Choosing a weight you can only do 2 reps with
will not be as challenging as a weight that you can do just about 10 with but
then have to push to do the last 5. That is what you want in any high intensity
training, challenging but doable. Once, however, you start to do 15 reps like
its 8 its time to get higher weights.
Complete reps always
To get the lean mean carved machine you want you have to complete all your reps
- this is non-negotiable. Wimps don`t get ripped bodies. Shorting yourself some
reps will not only cause you to short your reps again but it will completely
defeat the point of what high intensity training is all about. It`s about
causing muscle failure. If you start to feel muscle failure early, incorporate
a rest-pause set, where you take 5 deep breaths, add weights and then pound out
the rest. You should consistently be adding weights to your reps. Once you
start feeling muscle failure that is the exact time you should rest and the
rack up the weights to complete your reps.
With any type of training program, you have to be prepared all around from
having the right attitude and correct nutrition, to even having Jobst
for men. So if you are ready, and dedicated to take your training to the next level, give HIT a try. Following these top tips for high intensity training to help you
become more effective and get the most out of the training.
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