Quick Start Guide to Tabata Training

tabata-getting-startedWhat you will need before starting –

A stop watch
Decide on the exercises
We suggest indoor cyling machine to start with or running outside.
We have a full list of alternatives here.
Journal/note book to record your session (optional)
Then do the following

Warm-up Phase
5 mins warm up with your exercise

Work Phase
Using your chosen exercise do the following

20 seconds as fast or as hard as you can go
10 seconds slower/recovery

Repeat the 20 seconds followed by 10 seconds phase 8 times

Cool Down Phase
5 mins cool down with your exercise

Total time = 14 minute
Total work time = 4 minutes

This session should be tough and you need to push as hard as you can for each 20 seconds of hard work.