Sometimes HIIT workouts can be too high-impact for women with joint pain, core and pelvic floor weakness, or babies napping at home. Enter this low-impact Tabata routine! Sure to raise your heart rate without any jumping.
Tabata is a HIIT protocol utilizing 20 seconds of work followed by 10 seconds of rest/recovery, repeated. Tabata is for all levels and a favorite format because of its predictability and workouts in 20 minutes or less.
The benefits of Tabata include: an anaerobic demand to improve overall fitness so you can tolerate longer periods of work load, increased fat loss, improved heart and lung capacity, and lower blood pressure. Find lots more HIIT and interval workouts in the Studio.
This workout has 8 moves involving 20 seconds work followed by 10 seconds rest. Repeat each move 4 times. Follow the full workout in the Moms Into Fitness Studio.
This cardio exercise revs the heart rate while working shoulder mobility.
Standing on one leg, pull the other knee in repeatedly. Switch sides.
Squat down, walk your hands into a plank position. Then try to straighten your legs and inch your hands back to your feet.
Step, kick low, step, tap back. Switch sides.
SQUAT & WINDMILL
Reach your hands towards the ground as you squat (keep your knees in line with your toes). As you rise up, open your arm in a backwards motion. Squat and switch arms.
Reach one hand and the opposite knee up simultaneously.
Place your hands on the ground and step back into a plank with one foot at a time. Step back and stand up.
Our Quick Start & Results program is “home base” … use it if have been dormant for awhile, use it if you are just starting and want quick results. Week 1: we ease you in to reduce injury and wake-up your muscles. Week 2: we elevate your heart rate and compact your muscles with basic HIIT and basic boot camp workouts.