High-Intensity Interval Training to Maximize Cardiac Benefits of Exercise Training?
Wisloff, Ulrik 1,2; Ellingsen, Oyvind 1,2; Kemi, Ole J. 3
Exercise & Sport Sciences Reviews.
37(3):139-146, July 2009.
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We hypothesized that high-intensity aerobic interval training results in a greater beneficial adaptation of the heart compared with that observed after low-to-moderate exercise intensity. This is supported by recent epidemiological, experimental, and clinical studies. Cellular and molecular mechanisms of myocardial adaptation to exercise training are discussed in this review.
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