Weight Loss Exercise With the Tabata Method

Want to lose fat, lose weight and get your body in tip-top physical shape? Try Tabata type exercises! What is “Tabata” you say? Well, it’s a vigorous kind of exercise training program that will put you in physical fitness faster and help get those extra pounds off. Weight loss is a key issue with Tabata. But, Tabata is definitely not for the faint hearted, you have to stretch yourself with this workout. It’s an ultimate training program of the mind and muscles.

Weight Loss Exercise With the Tabata Method

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The big cats, that is the professional endurance trainers and body builders use Tabata to get their human bodies in the best possible performance shape. But, you don’t have to be a pro weight lifter or endurance trainer to enjoy the advantages of the Tabata method.

Anyone can use the same principle of exercising as the Tabata method. “What is the Tabata method?” It’s easier to explain the principle but harder to actually do.

For 20 seconds push as hard as you can at whatever exercise you choose to do. Then slowly walk (or peddle if you are on a bike) to rest for 10 seconds, after which do another 20 second hard sprinting followed by another 10 second rest. If you can do this for 4 minutes you’ll be doing well. But, DON’T over do it, DON’T go at this rate right  yourself until you work up to a full set of Tabatas. And only exercise using the Tabata method a couple of times a week.

For years it has been thought, and rightfully so, that more fat can be burned off by exercising for longer periods of time with a lower intensity impact than with moderate or high intensity aerobic training.

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3 Physical Fitness Obstacles You Can Overcome

3 Physical Fitness Obstacles You Can Overcome

Most of us have trouble sticking to our exercise schedules. Oh, we have great intentions, but life seems to get in the way on a regular basis. We hit the snooze button instead of getting up early to exercise, we work late or meet someone after work instead of going to the gym, it looks yucky outside so we decide not to run, we don’t schedule properly around our kid’s activities, and the list goes on. Here are suggestions for overcoming 3 physical fitness obstacles faced by many of us.

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Exercising or performing some type of physical activity gives us energy. Consequently, if you are too tired to exercise in the morning, or after work, or on the weekend, one of the best things you can do is … exercise! Why? Because it gives you more energy. It may sound crazy, but think about it for a minute and you’ll get it.

The absolute best way to exercise on a regular basis is to get out of bed 30 or 60 minutes earlier than you really need to. Then spend that time performing some type of physical activity. I alternate between using dumbbells and the treadmill every other day for 6 days each week. I do not plan any workouts or physical activity for Sunday.  Works for me and just might work for you. Give it a try.

Some people like to walk during their morning or afternoon breaks, or during lunchtime. If you like this idea, you might even find a co-worker or two to join you. At the very least, you can choose to use the stairs instead of the elevator or escalator. Every little bit of physical exercise helps.

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If you are too lazy to exercise (and, at times, who isn’t?), you should re-examine your …

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