4 sets, 30 secs/exercise, no rest in between, 1 min rest between each sets.
Let’s take it easy, we are not all familiar with this semantic… Basically, what I am gonna introduce, is how to complete this perfect combo Hight Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) to tone up for this summer. Nothing complicated, just 5 exercises to execute in the row until your first one minute rest. Then, you just have to repeat it 4 times, my advice: breath well and drink a inch of water while working out. Trust me everything will be fine.
As I and you know, we all have various physical activity level. So this magic HIIT workout will be more or less efficient according to your own capacity. For some it may look like a piece of cake, and for others, beyond the realms of possibilities. The only thing you can do, is to adapt the exercises to your personal aptitudes. Don’t be afraid to contact me in order to receive any advice about this sample workout plan.
Exercise: Basically a squat, but you add a jump on the way up.
- Keep your back straight during the whole exercise
- Don’t let your knees to collapse in front of your ankle
- Keep your core tight
- Keep your heel stick to the floor until you jump up
- Don’t forget to soften your landing
- Keep the momemtum
Burpees to push-ups
Burpee is on of the best exercise to burn calorie and to improve your cardio (click on this link if you need more info). It is evident that associated to push-ups it will become a fitness model.
- Always make sure you engage your core
- Keep your back straight during the jump into a plank position
- Focus on keeping a good body alignment during the push-up ( let’s be honest, mine is kind of sketchy on the picture)
A must to work on your core and cardio.
Exercise: From a plank position, Without changing the posture of your lower back, raise your left knee toward your chest, come back to a plank position and quickly switch to the other leg. Repeat until time out.
- Don’t round your back and keep the back straight
- Look at the floor
- Pace don’t rest
This exercise will burn your butt and legs as hell.
Exercise: From a classic lunge position, with your right foot forward and your left foot back, knees at a 90 degree angle, jump up and alternate legs landing in a lunge position so your left foot is forward and your right foot is back. Repeat until time is over!
- Both knees should be at 90 degree at the bottom of the lunges
- Head facing forward
- Core tight and back straight
The last one and the nicest, it will keep your cardio up until your resting time. From a standing position, you will jump, split your leg and arm apart then jump again to get back into your first position.
- Keep moving!
Here you go! now you know the super HIIT workout to use during this last spring month. Trust me, if you repeat it at least 3 times per week, with a 1 seance of cardio and a proper diet plan, you will see some results really really fast!