When it comes to burning a lot of calories in a short time, the fast-paced Tabata workout is a must-try. It is more like a dance routine with a fun way to do side lunges, kicks and squats. It is a type of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) that alternates between 20 seconds of exercise with 10 seconds of rest period in between. This will help you lose inches of fat while helping you build lean muscles.
The moves are designed to target the major muscle groups of your body. The steps of this workout are simple that stretch your core, thigh and leg muscles as you follow the rhythm of the beats. This classic workout routine will also work on your arms, buttocks, hamstrings, chest, back and shoulders.
- Remember that the Tabata workout routine is not for beginners and only advanced exercisers who are comfortable with high-intensity exercises should do it.
- There is always a greater risk of injury with high-intensity exercises so make sure you warm up and cool down before and after the workout.
- Also, ensure to drink a lot of water after the workout to replenish the body fluids you have lost. You also need to take care of what you eat after a workout. Here are the best foods to eat before and after a workout.
So what are you waiting? Hit play and get ready to sweat it out.
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Published: November 3, 2015 10:20 am | Updated:November 13, 2015 11:07 am