Letshego Zulu
4 minute read
8 Jun 2020
4:42 pm

10 Tabata exercises for when you’re short on time

Letshego Zulu

Any exercise that can be performed with high intensity can be used in a Tabata workout routine.

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Tabata training or the Tabata method is often spoken about in the fitness circles but not many people know what it means. Tabata is one of the most popular kinds of high-intensity interval training also known as HIIT. It typically consists of eight rounds of high-intensity exercises that are 20 seconds long with a 10-second break. Although there are similarities between Tabata and traditional HIIT, they are different. One of the big differences is the duration of the workouts and the rest periods between exercises. Tabata is considered more intense than HIIT because Tabata rest periods are always 10 seconds...