Sunday’s are usually my day to utilize my home gym. With my husband working on the never ending project list for the house and no childcare at my gym, it is a perfect time to do some of the workouts I plan for my own clients. It’s a great way to tweak their plans, come up with new ideas while getting a workout in for myself. Plus the kids get involved and see the importance of exercise.
Today’s workout: Tabatas – five 4 min.rounds to total 20 minutes. Although very intense, they are a great way to get in a workout with little or no equipment. I did a “fartlek” (fancy term for no real pattern in a workout) variety including burpees, box step-ups, squat jumps and even jumping jacks. There is even special Tabata music you can download, so you don’t have to worry about timing yourself – love that!
So if you find yourself without access to the gym, childcare or it is just too cold outside – do a few rounds of Tabatas. Make them intense and don’t cheat yourself out of a good workout! You will feel so much better after!
Check out my link below for specific instructions on how to complete a Tabata workout.