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Mon - Fri: 5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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We are offering a Holiday Personal Training Special through the month of December. Buy a package of six sessions and get the seventh free. What a great gift idea.
Starting December 1st our new weather policy will change just a bit. When there is a two hour delay with Buncombe County Schools we will now have Kid Zone starting at 10:00 AM & classes will resume at 10:30 AM. We will continue with our old policy when school is canceled. No Kid Zone & No classes until 12:00 PM.
On Saturday, December 6th from 2:00-4:00 PM Allison McLeod and Rebecca Word will be hosting a Seasonal Flow Yoga & Organ Energetics workshop. This is a holiday peace offering FREE to members and non-members. Pre-registration is required at our membership desk.
Angie is offering a November Massage Special. A 60 minute Swedish Massage for $50.00 & a 60 minute Hot Stone Massage for $60.00. Her package specials are (4) 60 Minute Swedish for $200.00 & (4) 60 minute Hot Stone for $240.00. Great holiday gifts as well.
High-intensity interval training (HIIT), also called high-intensity intermittent exercise (HIIE) or sprint interval training (SIT), is an enhanced form of interval training, an exercise strategy alternating periods of short intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense recovery periods.
HIIT is a form of cardiovascular exercise. Usual HIIT sessions may vary from 4–30 minutes. These short, intense workouts provide improved athletic capacity and condition, improved glucose metabolism, and improved fat burning
The HIIE induces a number of significant changes including:
A HIIT session often consists of a warm up period of exercise, followed by three to ten repetitions of high intensity exercise, separated by medium intensity exercise for recovery, and ending with a period of cool down exercise. The high intensity exercise should be done at near maximum intensity. The medium exercise should be about 50% intensity. The number of repetitions and length of each depends on the exercise, but may be as little as three repetitions with just 20 seconds of intense exercise.
There is no specific formula to HIIT. Depending on one’s level of cardiovascular development, the moderate-level intensity can be as slow as walking. A common formula involves a 2:1 ratio of work to recovery periods, for example, 30–40 seconds of hard sprinting alternated with 15–20 seconds of jogging or walking.
The entire HIIT session may last between four and thirty minutes, meaning that it is considered to be an excellent way to maximize a workout that is limited on time.
Call our front desk for more information on classes or workouts that include HITT.
Credits: High Intensity Interval Training