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Scholars Archives | International News | University of Colorado Denver

Japanese High-Intensity Training Research in Colorado’s High Altitude

June 5, 2017 |

Visiting International Scholar Tabata Collaborates at CU Anschutz Medical Campus

“If you’re seeing stars and feel as if you can’t take another step, you’re doing the exercise right—but it is all worth it.” Variations of this theme are expressed by enthusiasts of the Tabata Training method worldwide. Also dubbed “The Four-Minute Miracle”, the system incorporates high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts within short bursts of time to create maximum aerobic and anaerobic benefits. VO2 max, which is the measurement of the maximum amount of oxygen that an individual can utilize during intense exercise, increases; resting metabolic rate after the exercise and glucose metabolism are also improved. Read More