You’d have to be living under a rock to not have heard about HIIT, or high-intensity interval training. And chances are you’ve jumped on the Tabata train or have tried a killer CrossFit Workout of the Day (“WOD”). And yeah, HIIT ramps up the intensity of your cardio workout to deliver results in a short period of time.
But that doesn’t mean you should ditch your everyday, easier-paced workouts in favor of all HIIT, all the time. In fact, more moderate workouts provide five rock-solid benefits not to be overlooked.