24 March, 2012
Tabata training is a High Intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T) workout that lasts four minutes. It is called Tabata in recognition of the founder of such training i.e. Dr. Izumi Tabata from the National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Tokyo. The high intensity interval training has more impact on both the aerobic system (cardiovascular) and anaerobic system (muscle). According to the Tabata Training, the structure of the program is as follows: 1. Workout hard for 20 seconds, 2. Rest for 10 seconds, 3. Complete eight rounds, You can do any exercise that you are comfortable with such as push-ups, squats, sit-up or rowing. Read more HERE.