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A 16-year-old female asked:

Is it bad to do short 5 minute intense workouts that raise my heart rate really quick and cause heart to pump hard?

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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
Podiatry 8 years experience
HIT Training: What you are basically describing is a short version of High Intensity Training (HIT) is a form of strength training popularized in the 1970s by Arthur Jones, the founder of Nautilus. The training focuses on performing quality weight training repetitions to the point of momentary muscular failure. Given your age I would recommend you speaking to you physician before going on any longer.

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