HIIT The Game ReviewLooking for a different fitness idea that’s a little outside (or in this case, inside) the box? HIIT The Game is a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout game that has been designed to be a fun, social and motivational training program. It was created by Stack 52. More specifically the game was developed by the founder of Stack 52, Mike Volkin (a military fitness expert who received a medal for the exercise programs he designed for the army) and the company’s president, Kurt Boyd.

To play this game, no equipment or membership is required. All you need is the game, which comes with 3 decks of 54 cards and 2 pairs of dice. Two of the decks feature exercise cards and the third deck consists of strategy cards and game play. When this HIIT The Game review was written, the game could be purchased on Amazon for under $40.00

The game is based on a HIIT training regimen. This style of training regimen requires you to give 90 – 100% effort in fast, intense bursts of exercise, followed by short periods of recovery. Clinical studies conducted on the HIIT method have shown and proven that HIIT can burn fat, build muscle, boost aerobic and anaerobic capacity as well as enhance your metabolism with greater effectiveness compared to traditional workouts.

The exercises in the game focus on arms, abs/core, chest, legs, and cardio. You can watch the bodyweight exercise video demonstrations by scanning the individual game’s exercise cards with your smartphone, which will call up a video of Volkin performing the exercise, so you can learn how to properly perform the exercise. On the other hand, you can watch the detailed video instructions and/or download a printable PDF of the game instructions, which were available on the Strength Stack 52 official website when this review was written. On average it takes about 10 minutes to learn how to play.

There are many potential benefits to playing this game. For starters, the game can be played with as few as 2 players or up to as many people as can comfortably fit into a room (for team play where everybody does the same exercise). It is for all age groups, so it’s a game that can be enjoyed among friends or by the whole family. It takes about 20 minutes to play a single game, Therefore, you can either have a short workout or you can play again to make your workout last for longer.

The object of the game is to earn the most points by using the strategy cards to gain more points, block your opponents strategy card or give your opponents extra exercises. Workouts can last anywhere from 4 to 20 minutes depending on your level of difficulty. Due to the fact that you can play with many people, there are different intensity levels and each game gives you a new workout, HIIT The Game is a fun way to get fit or to add fitness into your lifestyle any time you want or are looking for something different.

Do keep in mind that you should ensure that you perform all exercises properly to avoid the risk of injury. You should also start the game at your own pace and only increase intensity when you are able and to do so gradually. Furthermore, anyone with health problems or who is not used to performing exercises at high intensity should first consult with their healthcare practitioner before engaging in HIIT The Game.