Crossfit Tabata

Frontdive Fitness

Generally I love to put my clients through a tabata on Tuesdays but I figured why not on Thursdays.  Tabata Thursdays does not have quite the same ring to it as tabata Tuesdays but regardless of the day, tabata’s are an extremely effective way to train.  For those of you who are not familiar with tabata, tabata is a training protocol invented by a Japanese coach who was comparing the results between moderate intensity interval training and high intensity interval training.  He concluded that the high intensity level improved his subjects aerobic system as well as their anaerobic systems and hence the tabata was born.  A tabata is 20 seconds of hard, high intense work followed by 10 seconds of rest for a cycle of 8 rounds.  The goal is to go as hard as you can for the 20 seconds and rest for the 10 with the possibility of…

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