Forget HIIT—This Is Why We're All Obsessed With LISS Right Now

Amy Lewis

While HIIT (high-intensity interval training) may have ruled as the number one fat burning workout for the past few years, there’s a new, slower-paced attitude taking over that could do wonders for both your stress levels and metabolism—especially if the go-hard or go-home mentality has never really been your vibe. Meet LISS (low-intensity steady-state) training, the cardio concept fitness bloggers like Kayla Itsines are obsessed with right now.

While the idea isn’t exactly new—it was a huge hit among bodybuilders in the 1960s and '70s, go figure—the science behind it has been blessed with fresh backing by fitness pros and influencers alike. So if you’re keen to explore the flip side of HIIT, keep scrolling for our complete guide to LISS training.

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