Advantages of High-Intensity Interval Training
HiiT training can be beneficial in both an athletes off-season or training season. As the research below explains, it can also be a great economical way to stress the body and get just as much out of it as a training session that is 2-3x as long. Now, I am not endorsing that HIIT is the end all for training. Systematic long steady state endurance training is tantamount to good overall cardiovascular training, but interspersed HIIT sessions can be a boon to the metabolic system as well as general neurological development. Read below for a great summary of the benefits and research on Soccer players.