High intensity interval training (HIIT) defines exercise that consists of intense bursts of activity mixed with moments of less intensity or even rest. Why are HIIT workouts beneficial? For one, they allow you to fit an effective workout into your busy schedule in a half hour or less, and they are so intense that you burn more fat during the hours after your workout than other forms of exercise.
If you’re a morning exerciser, you already know that your morning workout can jump-start your energy for the day. However, sometimes that energy boost can leave you feeling slightly lethargic mid-morning. On top of that, muscle soreness tends to creep in later in the afternoon which can be a big struggle bus. Is there something we can consume post workout that can help boost energy and combat that afternoon soreness?