The goal of this exercise is to enhance the athletic performance. Start by doing less intense but longer sprints with long pauses in between. Then, do 60 to 90 seconds of medium intensity running with one minutes pause. After that, gradually increase the intensity and shorten the break times and exercises. At first you should exercise of few minutes and then increase up to four minutes.
This amazing program builds muscle, burns fat, affect the way the body is processing glucose, needs no special equipment, lasts for several minutes and raises the endorphin levels. It can be incorporated in other exercises like pull-ups, kettlebell training, jumping rope, push-ups, squats and cycling. To start doing Tabata you should at first stretch the muscles in order to avoid injuries and set a timer. Run as hard as possible for twenty seconds and then, make a pause of ten seconds.
You should repeat this in six to eight sets for four minutes. Stretch again and sip room-temperature water. You should exercise only two to three times per week.
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