The Tabata Workout is known as the closest thing we have to a fitness miracle. The Tabata workout is a favorite of researchers and fitness pros alike for its unparalleled fat-torching abilities and simplicity. To do a “Tabata,” pick an exercise, set a timer for 20 seconds, and 10 seconds rest.
Do the exercise as hard as possible for 20 seconds and then rest for 10, repeating 8-20 times total. Don’t be fooled: These moves may seem simple, but they’re not! If you do not see stars by the end, you’re not pushing hard enough. You can use the Tabata protocol with almost any exercise. Here, I share some fat-burning exercises to get you started: