The majority of us exercise a lot more than we necessarily need to. Sure, if you're looking to finish an Ironman triathlon, run a marathon, or compete in competitions such as the CrossFit Games, then you'll need either the luck of the draw when it comes to genetics or a lot of time on your hands to exercise.
But if you're just looking burn some fat, get a better body, and target some weaker areas, you'd certainly be surprised at how little you can actually exercise, especially when you use the strategy that I am about to share with you! This will allow you to get a steady rate of weight loss with just 8 minutes of exercise!
Tabata Training & How to use it
Have you ever happened to try incorporating something called "Tabata Training" into your routine? If you want to learn how to lose fat fast with just 8 minutes of exercise, then you'll need to be familiar with this style of training.
Tabata sets, which are appropriately named after Dr. Izumi Tabata, involve 4 minutes of absolute intense exercise! Sounds easy huh? Well during those 4 minutes, you alternate between 20 seconds of your maximum effort (no slacking) and then no more than 10 seconds of complete rest.
You can do a number of exercises whilst using Tabata Training - including Jump Squats, Sprints, Lunges (See image for a few more) You can basically do anything during Tabata.. As long as it involves you going as hard as possible during them 20-seconds and resting for 10.
Tabata is not only an amazing way to get a better body, fast! but it will also significantly boost your metabolism whilst improving both your aerobic and anaerobic cardiovascular & muscular endurance.