High-Intensity Training: Good for Men, Not Women?

  • Topic Info:High intensity interval training (HIIT) is often recommended as a way to improve cardiovascular fitness in men and women.

    However, studies on these exercise regimens have focused on younger subjects. Researchers looked at whether HIIT effects were the same for older males and females as those noted in younger adults and found significant differences in the results in men and women.

    What are some exercises that women can do to achieve results?

    John Higgins, MD, discusses why HIIT might work better for men than for women, as well as other exercises women can do to achieve results.
  • Host: Melanie Cole, MS