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YMCA of Greater Charlotte
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High Intensity

High intensity training, is a training technique in which you give all-out, one hundred percent effort through quick, intense bursts of exercise, followed by short, sometimes active, recovery periods. This type of training gets and keeps your heart rate up and burns more fat in less time.

Outcomes/Benefits

  • Improves balance.
  • Increases strength throughout every joint action.
  • Increases muscle tissue.
  • Increases flexibility and agility.
  • Increases metabolism.
  • Increases muscle strength and toning.

Tips + Preparation

New to class? Arrive a little early so our instructor can give you some pointers.

  • Alert your instructor of any injuries so they can provide modification options.

Equipment & Attire

  • Loose-fitting, Full coverage, functional workout clothing made of breathable material to allow air flow.
  • Proper athletic shoes, comfortable fit.
  • Water, towel.