We may have miscalculated folks. It is ever more apparent that HIIT, work in excess of 75% VO2 Max, high volume training protocols (think many thousands of reps/group functional fitness) and general glycolytic work comes with a host of unintended, unwanted consequences for many of its adherents. Moderate intensity exercise may be the sweet spot.

Much of the metabolic magic, for what I call us “normies”, appears to reside in the “easy” stuff. What I

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