In just 4 minutes per day, you’ll be on your way to a slimmer and trimmer you! Research has shown that it can take only 4 minutes of vigorous exercise to burn fat for up to 24 hours and create a new, healthy you. This 4-minute transformation workout can give you that physique you’ve always wanted if performed on a regular basis. It’s based on the Tabata protocol, a training method that was originally used by the Japanese Olympic speed skating team, and produced amazing results. But you don’t have to be a professional athlete to reap the benefits! With this routine, you can burn fat and get in shape in just 4 minutes!
4 Minutes to a New You Workout
Equipment Needed: Interval Timer
What to Do: Perform the 4 exercises below for 20 seconds each, with 10 seconds rest in between. Complete two circuits. That’s 4 minutes and you’re done! Repeat this workout daily for optimal results or mix it in with some of our other workouts to promote muscle confusion and keep your body guessing. Review the video below for the correct form.
We’ve amassed some of our favorite Tabata workouts. With 4 minutes each, you have loads of options to look amazing:
Summer Total Body Tabata Challenge
Tabata Interval Training
Ya Gotta Tabata On The Treadmill!
Jazzed Up Jacks and Jumps Tabata Workout
4 Fat Blasting Moves – Jump To It Tabata Workout!
4 Minute Fat Blaster plus Bonus Blaster
Beginners’ 4 Minute Fat Blaster
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Editor’s Note: Originally published Feb 5, 2014