A 4 minutes Workout Can Burn Fat!?
If you feel like you're about to pass-out and you're crying for your mom, you know you're doing your tabata workout the right way! Did you know that you can increase your aerobic capacity, anaerobic capacity, VO2 max, resting metabolic rate and burn fat all at once with a 4 minutes tabata workout?! Plus it can be more effective than a traditional 60-minute cardio workout. So ditch that treadmill and give your 200% for 4 minutes of Tabata! Check my other home workouts and if you like this workout, make sure you join our free February Fitness Challenge .
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Valentine's Day Tabata Workout Guidelines
1. Start off with a 5 minute warm-up session (you can warm-up using your favorite piece of cardio equipment or with your own bodyweight (jumping jacks, jog in place, etc.), as long as you get that heart rate up!
2. Set your interval timer to: 8 rounds of 20sec/10sec.
3. Perform one of the 4 exercises after the other (20sec. each – taking a 10sec. break in between each exercise)
4. Once you’ve completed your set, take a short break (about 1 min or more if needed) and repeat 1
5. Don’t forget to cool-down and stretch those muscles
5 minutes of any cardio
Tabata : 4-minute Workout
1) Burpees (20 sec / 10 sec rest)
2) Jumping Lunges (20 sec / 10 sec rest)
3) Mountain Climbers (20 sec / 10 sec rest)
4) Jumping Squats (20 sec / 10 sec rest)
This workout is part of the February 2014 Fitness Challenge
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