Fitness

Today’s Tabata!

I wanted to get in a little cardio this morning, that got my heart rate up, but wasn’t too taxing on my legs (trying to let them recover between leg lifting days!). So I decided on a tabata workout with a couple hill sprints built in. Here it is:

3 sets of:

10 exercises (below) x 20 sec on, 10 sec rest (5 min total)
+ 2 x ~200m hills

  1. Jump rope
  2. Mountain climbers
  3. Mountain jacks
  4. Burpees
  5. Jumping jacks
  6. High knees
  7. Tuck jumps
  8. Lateral ski jumps
  9. Plank frog jumps (feet to outside of hands)
  10. Plank tuck jumps (feet to inside of hands)

***Keep your core tight and engaged for all exercises!! And do as many reps as possible in the 20 secs!

I picked these today, but you can choose whatever fits your mood:) And feel free to add in exercises with weights. Tabata intervals are a form of high intensity interval training (HIIT) and a great way to boost both your aerobic and anaerobic thresholds! Super time efficient too, which is always a plus:)

For the hills, focus on running tall and driving your knees. If you can sprint them that’s great, but I didn’t quite have that level of stamina this morning haha, so if you’re in the same boat, go for an uptempo pace (somewhere between a regular jog and a sprint).

Have fun!

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