10 seconds of rest never seemed so quick.
You’ve probably heard of HIIT training. These workouts are all the rage, and for good reason. 20 seconds of intense work, followed by 10 seconds of rest. And repeat. This workout is no joke: I recommend a water break after the first round.
Time: 25 minutes
Type of Workout: HIIT, total body, cardio, strength
Sh*t You Need: Medicine ball, timer*
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Perks: Improves posture, helps with back pain
Complete each exercise 4 times in a row, working hard for 20 seconds and resting for 10 seconds between sets. Take no additional rest between exercises. Complete all 6 exercises two times through. By the end, you will have done each exercise 8 times. 1. Sumo burpee to plyometric lunge 2. 180° jump squat 3. Med ball skaters 4. Alternating med ball push-ups 5. Med ball hamstring pulse 6. Rocking plank (option: single leg)
Workout contributed by Karen Ma (Purdue University and George Washington University). Check out her Instagram for more.
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