Do the warm-up provided for Day 1 and then do each of the proposed exercises for 20 seconds, followed by a 10-second break. Repeat the series twice.
Tabata is a high-intensity, four-minute training technique that provides a number of benefits. In addition to being fast and effective, these exercises provide maximum calorie burning (6 to15% more than standard exercises)! It is an extreme form of training and is therefore not suitable for everyone—go at your own pace!
Kinesiologist and Director of Communications at Nautilus Plus, fitness columnist and motivational trainer. Karine is the author of several books on adopting healthy lifestyle habits and the star of '30 minutes par jour pour Vivre Plus' a series of best-selling exercise DVDs.