It’s not as complicated as you might think. Interval training is simply alternating short bursts (example 30 seconds) of intense activity with longer intervals (example 1 to 2 minutes) of less intense activity.

Whether you’re a novice exerciser or you’ve been exercising for years, interval training can help you make your workout routine more exciting. Consider the benefits.


  • You’ll burn more calories
  • You’ll be more time efficient
  • You’ll improve your aerobic capacity
  • You’ll keep boredom at bay
  • You don’t need necessarily need any special equipment
  • Great for motivation and keeping the mind active while training