Central European Journal of Sport Sciences and Medicine

ISSN: 2300-9705     eISSN: 2353-2807    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/cej.2021.3-05
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Lista wydań / Vol. 35, No. 3/2021
Effect of Modified High Intensity Interval Training on Fat Loss

Autorzy: Dobson Dominic
Department of Sports Medicine & Sports Science, Saveetha Institute of Medical And Technical Sciences, Thandalam, Chennai - 602105, India

Sai Kishore ORCID
Department of Sports Medicine & Sports Science, Saveetha Institute of Medical And Technical Sciences, Thandalam, Chennai - 602105, India
Słowa kluczowe: Modified HIIT Functional Training Obesity Fat Loss
Rok wydania:2021
Liczba stron:8 (49-56)
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Exercise has multiple health benefits and is a critical component in managing overweight and obesity. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) involves brief high-intensity anaerobic exercise followed by rest or very low intensity exercise. 24 men and women (age 18–60 years) volunteered to participate in a 6 weeks of modified HIIT exercises program where whole body functional training exercises was provided. Their body weight, body mass index, waist to hip ratio and skin fold fat were measured at the beginning and at the end of the 6 weeks duration . Statistical significance was found between the variables at p < 0.05. The results showed that a Modified HIIT exercise Program based on Body weight training results in considerable decrease in level of sub-cutaneous adiposity up to 77.8%. Obesity and overweight have become complex pandemic disorders where in physical inactivity and lack of time to exercise plays a major role leading to various complications. Reduction in adiposity through structured exercises protocols will improve body composition and Cardio-metabolic health . Novel interventions such as modified HIIT serve as the perfect pathway to address the time factor and enhancement of physical activity as well.
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