Many men have trouble finding time to exercise but high intensity interval training has been shown to be a very effective cardiovascular fitness workout.
Some studies have shown that you can get major improvements in your cardiovascular health doing high intensity short duration cardio training instead of the standard “run on a treadmill for an hour etc” that takes a lot longer and puts more stress on your joints and body.
Twelve weeks of brief intense interval exercise improved indices of cardiometabolic health to the same extent as traditional endurance training in sedentary men, despite a five-fold lower exercise volume and time commitment.
So while you’ve been spending hours on the treadmill every week jogging you could have been doing a few sprints a day in less than 12 minutes and getting the same results.
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