What It Is
Are you ready to sweat? This 30-minute HIIT total body workout features High Intensity Interval Training to rev your metabolism, build muscle, and torch calories. The short, intense bursts of an elevated heart rate help you burn calories fast and accomplish more in less time. This 30-minute HIIT total body workout is the total package, incorporating multiple muscle groups all at the same time. HIIT workouts are hard work, but with enough time and practice, everyone can reap the benefits and have fun doing it. Chris will provide plenty of encouragement throughout these fast and furious 30 minutes. However, if you are just beginning, don’t worry—modifications are given throughout the workout as needed.
This 30-minute HIIT total body workout includes both athletic drills and moves such as lunges with overhead presses, three point push-ups, skaters, and squat and swings. These powerful moves help you burn more calories in a shorter amount of time by bringing your heart rate into your anaerobic zone. This 30-minute HIIT total body workout is made up of Tabata-style intervals which consist of 20 seconds of all-out effort followed by 10 seconds of active recovery eight cycles in a row, totaling 4 minutes. We’ll do five Tabata intervals in total with 45 seconds in-between each interval—just enough time to catch your breath and go again.
Because this 30-minute HIIT total body workout is high-intensity in nature, it allows you to get more done than longer workouts. When you do a HIIT workout you are improving your cardiovascular health, and cutting your risk of high blood pressure, obesity, and other problems. Incorporating both cardio and strength, this 30-minute HIIT total body workout will get your heart pumping, improve your total body strength, and jumpstart your metabolism all at once! Who says you can’t make your workouts work for you?
All exercises you perform are your own responsibility and you perform them at your own risk. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider before starting any physical exercise, fitness or wellness regiments of any kind.
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Equipment: Medium to Heavy Dumbbells, Mat
Instructor: Chris Freytag