HIIP aka high-intensity interval pilates is the newest version of old pilates which claims to provide plenty of health benefits. HIIP involves various movements that are high intensity and can easily be performed at home. As per the fitness enthusiasts, high-intensity interval pilates can increase your heartbeat and challenge your coordination, providing you with thousands of health benefits. So, if you are someone who is looking for ways to intensify your fitness regime, then HIIP is just the perfect choice for you.
As per the fitness and health enthusiasts, “whilst most Pilates are a combo of fast, challenging and fun movements designed for TBT (total body toning) – this particular session is designed to really burn calories and to tone the body.” HIIP training consists of traditional moves of pilates which get intense with each step. By taking the simple movements of pilates to the next level-planking on sliding discs, using heavy ankle weights or dumbbells, and short bursts of cardiac movements, HIIP is a great way to target all your muscle groups. Right from major muscle groups to smaller- HIIP focuses on every essential muscle group, strengthens them and results in posture improvement.
If you are doing it at home, then all you need is a resistance band and a skipping rope for an effective HIIP session. Resistance bands are inexpensive and are easily available in the markets. Similarly, a skipping rope is reasonably priced fitness equipment that can be easily found at home or in markets. Skipping rope is a great way to do a cardio workout and further assist in weight loss, elevate your heart rate, improving stamina and much more. HIIP is extremely effective in building your core stronger and works on your both upper and lower body.
Here are some benefits of adding HIIP to your workout routine.
- Helps in burning fat
- Elevate your heart rate and therefore build a healthier heart
- Helps in increasing your metabolism
- Works on each and every muscle group
- Gives you a toned core
- Burn belly fat
- Strengthen back
- Improve overall body strength
- No need for plenty of equipment
- Can be performed at home
- Can easily be modified
A HIIP session generally holds the duration of 30 minutes and further divided into 3 sequences, wherein the duration of each sequence is about 4 to 17 minutes.
Get ready to feel the burn with this new HIIP workout on the block. Try this high-intensity workout at your home and do let us know your views on it.