This 30-Minute Fat-Blasting Tabata Workout Burns More Calories Than 1 Hour of Jogging

People who love working out regularly eventually reach a point where they hit a workout plateau, wherein they experience a halt in their progression. No matter how much they work out it doesn’t subside. Hence, the only way to start seeing progress again is to spice up your workout routines with some intensive Tabata training. By simply doing Tabata twice a week you will burn a huge amount of calories and witness faster and better results in just 6 weeks. You will definitely see a leaner, fitter, and stronger version of yourself after training in Tabata.

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1Tabata Training

Tabata training has one main principle to be followed strictly and that is 20 seconds of work combined with 10 seconds of rest. It shouldn’t be more than 20 seconds of workout and not more than 10 seconds rest.

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2Get a timer for your Tabata workout

Getting a timer or an app to maintain precise timing would be a great idea as it will directly affect your progress. This workout to rest ratio (20:10 seconds) is pretty simple, given that you work out your muscles intensively in anaerobic mode for 20 seconds followed by a 10-second rest break. This 10-second gap is just enough to restore your tensed muscles.

Get a timer for your Tabata workout

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3How to Train in Tabata?

Begin your Tabata training by performing each exercise at your full potential for not more than 20 seconds and then rest only for 10 seconds, and repeat this for a total of 8 times. This way, it will be around 4 minutes for all the exercises.

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4Rest after 4 minutes of exercise

After this, rest for 1 minute and then start the next 4 minute cycle. For a complete and proper 30 minute Tabata workout choose 6 different but simple exercises, so that you can do them properly. Now take a look at the exercises included in tabata training.

Rest after 4 minutes of exercise

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5High Knee Raises

Starting of with a simple one is best as you will be able to properly execute it technically. The main focus of this exercise is to raise your knee as high as possible. Just-

  • Jump with either of left/right knee up first
  • Follow up with the jump of the alternate knee
  • Repeat this until your timer goes off
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