INTERVAL WORKOUTS, IN EXERCISES
It is practised using cardio training machines such as the cross trainer or the treadmill, at home or at the gym. Machines which allow you to quickly raise your heart rate.
Define the pace that you want and the recovery periods:
- The 30/30: alternate 30 seconds of very fast running and 30 seconds of recovery. Other variants can be calculated for efforts going from 5 to 180 seconds, while changing the recovery time accordingly.
- The pyramid: alternate 30 seconds of running / 30 seconds of recovery, then increase the sessions by 15 seconds until you reach 1 minute 30 seconds.
- The long interval that corresponds to 5x500 metres with a longer recovery time (generally 1 minute).