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Can You Get Fit in Five Minutes?

High-intensity Training

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  • The most recent research shows that alternating relatively short bursts of intense exercise with periods of rest, known as high-intensity training (HIT) can deliver many of the health and fitness benefits you get from doing hours of conventional exercise—even if done only a total of a few minutes each week
  • HIT can lead to reductions in visceral and total body fat, boost your aerobic power, improve your heart health and insulin sensitivity, and more, with only a small amount of time invested
  • While it's theoretically possible to reap valuable results with as little as three minutes once a week, it might be more beneficial doing them two or three times a week for a total of four minutes of intense exertion, as recommended in my Peak Fitness workout

By Dr. Mercola

One of the biggest barriers many people face in sticking with a regular exercise program is the time it takes to do it.

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