Maybe you’re running short on time and need a quick body weight – based workout to ‘sub out’ for your normal routine.
Maybe your workout wasn’t quite ‘up to snuff’ and you’re looking for a quick sequence to finish it off.
For a fast and efficient body weight – based routine that meets both of the above criteria, ‘tabata burpees’ are hard to beat …
I have a personal love/hate relationship with the burpee. It’s a horrendously hard exercise, especially performed in the fashion I’m about to describe. On the other hand, after a burpee-heavy workout, I always feel great when I’m done …
A Tabata Interval (also called a Tabata sequence) is an interval training cycle of 20 seconds of maximum intensity exercise, followed by 10 seconds of rest, repeated without pause 8 times for a total of four minutes.
For this workout sequence, you’re going to perform ‘tabata-style’ burpees – watch the video below to see how:
Tabata Burpees … the hardest four minute workout EVER?
- Max burpees in 20 seconds
- Rest 10 seconds
- Repeat 8 times
In conclusion, you can use this tabata burpee sequence as a stand-alone body weight blast or as a finisher for your next workout session. It’s hard to beat for a quick and equipment-free total body smoking.
Keep training hard -
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