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bloomingfx t1_ixnqhxu wrote

Yup, for sure. Both are important in their own ways. One example that just crossed my mind is: HIIT > intensity Showing up to workout daily > consistency


bruin4life01 t1_ixnsyqv wrote

HIIT has been shown to be worse for overweight/obese… more risk of injury and burn out. Low intensity is better for them.


goldenleash t1_ixof5rp wrote

thank you for this. I'm obese and I've been telling myself that "nope, don't go to the intermediate workout plan right away. you know that you'll get burnout on exercise if you do that. give yourself some time and complete the beginner plan. 5-10 mins > nothing. don't be so hard on yourself."


ANakedSkywalker t1_ixom6yh wrote

Any sources for that? Seems like group training, developing a community, creating friends in classes is fantastic for consistency


karnefalos t1_ixpevhp wrote

Okay i might be lost but what does HIIT got to do with any of those things? Surely doing intervals has nothing to do with building a community.


navybluemanga t1_ixooavq wrote

Also when doing deep work, intensity of focus in a fixed time (2 hours) is exponentially better than passive diffused focus over 6+ hours. Intensity of focus with no distractions is key to a lot of success. I read this some years ago when Deep Work by Cal Newport came out.