A Tabata (named after a Japanese doctor who ‘invented’ it) workout should leave you pretty tired in just five minutes. Here’s a template to get you going:
You can do this routine with any exercise, but I’ve used air squats for the example:
- 20 seconds – as many squats as possible
- 10 seconds – rest
Repeat seven more times.
By the end, you should feel pretty tired. If not, you’re not working hard enough on the squats. Use a clock, or an app on your phone to keep your timing on track. Enjoy!
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