Listener Q&A With Brad Kearns: Intuitive Eating, Micro-Workouts, and High-Intensity Repeat Training

Host Brad Kearns honors listener questions and comments with some commentary on three very important topics. First, the pros and cons of an intuitive approach to eating, and how to do it correctly without suffering the drawbacks of an insufficiently disciplined approach. Second, the fitness breakthrough of the century that is micro-workouts, and how you integrate these smoothly into your daily lifestyle to experience an array of benefits like raising the fitness platform for formal workouts, meeting your daily movement quota, and experiencing a significant cumulative fitness benefit. 

Finally, you’ll learn to the critical distinction between an ill-advised HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) session and a more effective, more explosive HIRT (High Intensity Repeat Training) session that carries less downside risk of overdoing it and getting injured.  Unfortunately, the prevailing approach to HIIT leads to depletion and exhaustion. You can gain vastly more benefit from doing shorter efforts and taking “luxurious” rest intervals. These concepts come from Dr. Craig Marker and were detailed in this MDA article, HIIT vs HIRT

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HIIT vs. HIRT: Reducing Workout Stress To Increase Fitness

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