Motivate yourself through a strong solo workout, using the Tabata. Few accessories are needed, and it is fast and effective!
In a Tabata, one exercise is performed for a specified time frame, i.e. 20 Seconds, followed IMMEDIATELY by a specified time rest, i.e. 10 Seconds. So, 20,10,20,10,20,10,20,10 (4 repetitions) fills 2 minutes. Proceed IMMEDIATELY to the next exercise set.
The following Tabata program is strenghthening for full body. WARM UP FIRST!
20 Sec “Work” – 10 Sec Rest X 6 or 4
Mountain Climb or Plank
Toe Touches or Crunches with Feet Hooked (under sofa)
Knee Lifts – use step, if possible (One Side at a Time)
Ball or Weight Over Shoulder (One side at a Time)
Follow this with your favorite Yoga balance, then favorite stretch, i.e. Pigeon
If a computer is close, use www.tabatatimer.com – easy to set the parameters, then just go! There are apps available as well. Otherwise, stopwatch or count. Have fun!
And, I’m thinking of you, so Get It Done!