What is better to lose weight, HIIT or steady cardio?

So, first off I should say that you should do what works for you, and that nothing in fitness is universal.

With that said. It's likely that HIIT will be what helps you lose the most weight.

So why is that?

In conventional cardio, you will perform an exercise steadily for a longer period of time, whereas in HIIT you perform many fast, intense exercises with little to no rest inbetween for a shorter period of time (HIIT exercises should be 10–30 minutes). The reason HIIT works is that you don't just burn calories as you work out, you also burn them after, as your oxygen intake remains high.

Essentially, HIIT works because:

  1. After a HIIT workout, heart rate and oxygen consumption remain high
  2. Oxygen consumption correlates with calories burned
  3. Therefore calories are burned for a long period of time after a HIIT workout

Good HIIT exercises to burn calories include:

  • Sprints
  • Squat-Jumps
  • Skipping (RECCOMENDED). You should get a good skipping rope like this one that's ~3 metres long, made of steel and PVC and is durable. I can't stress that last point enough.


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