What is the Wingate Anaerobic Test?

Developed in the 1970s in Israel (Bar-Or, Dotan & Inbar, 1977), the Wingate Anaerobic Test (WAnT), also known as the Wingate Test and Wingate Protocol, measures (Bar-Or, 1987; Cooper et al., 2004): Lower-body peak power; Anaerobic capacity; and The reduction of power, known as fatigue index (FD). The WAnT, usually on a cycle ergometer, is… Read More

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What is High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)?

“High intensity interval training (HIIT) involves repeatedly exercising at a high intensity for 30 seconds to several minutes, separated by 1-5 minutes of recovery (either no or low intensity exercise).” (Gibala & McGee, 2008, p.58). “HIIT generally involves alternating bouts of higher-intensity exercise (20 seconds to 5 minutes) sessions with either true rest or light-… Read More