HIIT: High-intensity interval training can boost health, well-being by Marilynn Larkin, MA
The term HIIT strikes fear into the heart of many who are unfamiliar with the concept and assume any kind of high-intensity workout program isn't suitable for them or the older adults they work with. Yet that's definitely not the case, according to the experts interviewed for this feature. Drs. Mary E. Sanders, John J. Ratey, Len Kravitz and Martin Gibala, as well as Cris Dobrosielski, all support the safe use of HITT with people over 50. Journal on Active Aging readers can gain a better understanding of HIIT and how and why it can benefit their constituencies from these experts.