Tabata timer!!

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14 Posts
May 24, 2013 5:55am
via iOS
Hey anyone else an avid tabata user? If not I highly recommend it!
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18 Posts
May 24, 2013 5:07pm

I love tabata workouts - Haven't done them in awhile, but normally I do the 25 min routine (4min tabata followed by 1 min rest for 5 rounds). Normally my exercises may include burpees, Kettlebell swings, box jumps, drop squats skipping, rowing and elliptical. Here's the website I use for multiple timer combonations http://tabatatimer.com/ . We should exchange different tabata workouts.

You have inspired me so tonight I'll do:

Round 1: Jump Rope 20s /10s 8 rounds, 1min rest (double Unders)

Round 2: Burpees 20s /10s 8 rounds, 1 min rest

Round 3: Jump Rope 20s /10s 8 rounds, 1min rest (High Knees)

Round 4: Drop Squats 20s / 10s 8 rounds, 1 min rest

Round 5: Jump Rope 20s /10s 8 rounds, 1min rest (quick feet)

 

25 May
I always use the 20s/10s x8 ! So obsessed! Yeah we should definitely exchange workouts, although I doubt I can finish yours! :P
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18 Posts
May 26, 2013 3:00pm
via Android

I just created a tabata workout called tabata backyard. Give it a try and let me know what you think. Do as much as you can and enjoy the challenge. You can also tweak it any way you want.

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Jan 17, 2014 8:52pm

Tabata backyard, haha, nice. I like doing tabatas in the backyard too when it's sunny. My favorites are Tabata Push-ups and Tabata Sit-ups/V-ups or other core workouts. I use this online tabata timer here: Tabata Timer. It has a big clock and a cool progress bar. That workout you posted looks like a good one Mark. I might have to try something similar with double unders and burpees.

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63 Posts
Jan 17, 2014 9:10pm
via Android

What is Tabata?

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Jan 17, 2014 9:13pm

Tabata refers to the format of the workout. You do 20 seconds of any high intensity exercise followed by 10 seconds of rest, for 8 rounds (4 minutes total). Or you can do more than 8 rounds to make the workout longer.

17 Jan
Hmmmm, sounds interesting. Thanks.
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