tabata

Looking to burn off some of those Halloween candy calories??? Applying the principles of Tabata training to your strength routine is a fabulous way to increase the intensity and effectiveness of your workouts! The Tabata format is challenging, different and an awesome way to push through plateaus and elevate your fitness.

Wondering what Tabata training is?

Tabata training is a structured interval workout where 20 seconds of exercise is alternated with 10 seconds of rest for eight cycles for a total of 4 minutes. There are numerous Tabata timer apps available, which make keeping track of the intervals easier. Download one like Tabata Trainer. http://www.tabatatrainerapp.com/

With an easy to use interface, preloaded routines and a custom routine option, it is well worth $1.99.screenshot1

Download an app, get set, dream body NOW! The extremely short rest periods and seemingly endless number of sets of the Tabata design, will not only increase the number of calories you burn during your workout, it will also increase your lean muscle mass and decrease your body fat. Change it up this week and give this workout a try! Would love to hear how it goes!!! Love your body. Love your life. xo

TABATA STRENGTH WORKOUT for CHEST, TRICEPS and GLUTES

Do 8 sets of each exercise/20 seconds of work/10 seconds of rest/4 minutes total

You will need: a kettlebell (weight of your choice), dumbbells (weight of your choice) and a flat bench.

* Lunge Jumps

* Pushups

* Tricep Dips on flat bench

* Plank

* Kettlebell Swings

* Dumbbell Bench Press on flat bench

* Dumbbell Overhead Tricep Extensions

* Full Oblique Bicycle Sit Ups

* Dumbbell Chest Fly Leg Raise Combo on flat bench

* Dumbbell Reclining Skull Crushers on flat bench

* Diamond Crunches

 

 

 

 

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