-5min walking (warm up)
20 sec squats
30-40sec complete rest
-5 min walking (cool down)
*For the squats, I jumped off the treadmill belt onto the side rails and squatted right on there
*For the rest, I remained on those side rails & took a total rest (greatly needed for decreasing HR)
TIP OF THE DAY: HIIT Training involves high intensity interval training as the name suggests. A key to that is the intervals! Allowing yourself a sufficient rest period to permit a decrease in your heart rate is essential to this style of training. If you aren’t seeing these fluctuations, you are just doing a traditional cardiovascular training exercise; I suggest either a longer rest period or taking your rest periods from active rest to complete rest.