What should my HR be during HIIT?

What should my HR be during HIIT?

What should your heart rate goal be for HIIT? A good guideline is to strive for 70 to 90 percent of your maximal heart rate during the high-intensity sessions, and 55 to 65 percent during recovery, according to Len Kravitz, PhD, coordinator of exercise science at the University of Mexico and author of HIIT Your Limit.

Is there a HIIT setting on Garmin?

Along with a host of other features, the new Garmin Venu® 2 and Venu® 2S sport activity profiles for HIIT workouts, including preloaded HIIT workouts with on-screen animations and custom timers to help ensure that every second counts. “HIIT” is a term that has skyrocketed in popularity in the past year.

How do I record HIIT on my Garmin?

From the watch face, select START > HIIT > Options > Timers. Select an option: Select Free to record an open, unstructured HIIT activity. Select AMRAP to record as many rounds as possible during a set time period.

What is the best HIIT ratio?

For example, when you perform 60 seconds of work followed by 60 seconds of recovery, your HIIT ratio is 1-to-1. When starting a HIIT program, we recommend using HIIT ratios with longer recovery phases than work phases. For example, a 1-to-3 work-to-recovery ratio is a good starting point.

What BPM is high intensity?

Moderate intensity: 50-69 percent of your maximum heart rate. 90 to 124 beats per minute for a 40-year-old. High intensity: 70-90 percent of maximum heart rate. 125 to 162 beats per minute for a 40-year-old.

How does Garmin 645 track HIIT?

Creating an Interval Workout

  1. From the watch face, select START.
  2. Select an activity.
  3. Hold UP.
  4. Select Training > Intervals > Edit > Interval > Type.
  5. Select Distance, Time, or Open.
  6. If necessary, select Duration, enter a distance or time interval value for the workout, and select .
  7. Select BACK.
  8. Select Rest > Type.

Is HIIT a cardio workout?

HIIT is a combination of brief, very-high intensity bursts of cardio exercise followed by equal or longer periods of rest. Think 30 seconds to a minute of sprinting, followed by a minute or two of walking or slow jogging. Repeat this cycle for just 10 minutes, and you’ll complete a HIIT workout.

Which is better cardio or HIIT?

HIIT is definitely better at burning calories and helping you shed unwanted pounds. The biggest reason is the anaerobic form of exercise. It burns more calories than cardio both during and after exercising. It basically means that your body continues to burn calories hours after your high-intensity workout is over.