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Quick Tabata to get the Heart Rate Up
August 19, 2015, by Rebecca Jackson
Short on time? Aren't we all….all the time? Luckily, exercise can help boost our energy levels if we can just fit some in (1). On our most busy days, fitting in a short Tabata workout can be just what we need. For Tabata training, we just need about 4 minutes (2). During that time, we split the work-out into periods of high-intense exercise, and periods of rest.

Our suggestion for your Tabata day? Try 20 seconds of burpees followed by a 10 second rest and repeat that as many times as you can up to 4 minutes. Afterwards, walk around for about 30 seconds to allow your heart rate to slowly come down.

Have fun & Be Active!
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  1. Perinatal Fitness Online WorkShop [Motion picture]. (1995). USA: Aerobics and Fitness Association of America.
  2. Rosenzweig, F. (2015). What is Tabata Training? Retrieved August 15, 2015.
Written by:

Rebecca Jackson
Rebecca is the Founder of Build It For Life.

Rebecca Jackson is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor. She is a working mom who believes that exercise should be part of everyday living. She received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Mary Washington.