Most people struggle with maintaining an exercising schedule, not because of their lack of motivation, but because their lack of free time. That is why we have taken it upon ourselves to remind you that there are short and efficient exercises which can provide you with the same results.
The most effective one of all is Tabata, which is a high-intensity workout that lasts only few minutes. It is meant for busy people and it lasts just 4 minutes.
- Sprinting for 20 seconds
- Resting for 10 seconds
- Repeating for 4 minutes
The main goal of this exercise is to enhance athletic performance. The longer you perform this exercise the longer your minutes should be. As your body progresses, you should gradually increase the intensity by shortening the break times and exercise. However, it is highly important to note that you must stretch and warm up well before doing this exercise as it can easily lead to straining a muscle.
Some of the benefits of this exercise are:
- It builds muscles
- It burns fat
- It doesn’t require special equipment
- It lasts a few minutes
- It raises the levels of endorphins, keeping you happy
Tips to help you get through the workout:
- Set up a timer to record the duration of the workout
- Run as hard as you can for 20 seconds
- Make a 10-second break
- Do 6-8 sets for 4 minutes
- Stretch again and drink some temperature room water.
At first you might find this difficult but as you progress, it will only become easier and easier.