Tabatas for Fat Loss



Q: Hello, I am looking to start a training program you designed. In it you have some days of HIIT. I am not having much luck coming up with a HIIT routine. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. 

Thanks, 
J.W.
Goodland, KS


My Answer: Do Tabata workouts on your HIIT days.  Tabatas are an exercise performed continuously for 20 seconds followed by 10 seconds of rest and repeated 8 times.  Typically you choose full body movements for Tabatas:

  • burpees
  • jump rope
  • stationary bike
  • dumbbell thrusters
  • sprints
Choose one exercise and perform 8 sets of 20 second bursts.  There are Tabata apps you can use to time your workouts.
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