From Couch To Spartan Sprint – Exercise 3

Tabata Time Bitches


The Tabata Protocol, named after the Japanese scientist who did the research showing it’s the most efficient way to do cardio, is a 4 minute work out consisting of 8 rounds of 20 seconds work, 10 seconds rest.

Doing a tabata of squats comes recommended by Kelly Starrett who’s a physiotherapist and all around strength coach and genius and cool guy.

This homeboy has a good, quick video on beginning the squat.


Now for extra credit you can Tabata almost anything. this morning I did a tabata of push ups that was a brutal work out and a tabata jumping lunges that made me look like I was crying.

So you know, you find yourself with a little time on your hands play with tabata ideas see what you come up with…

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