tabata exercises

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  1. #1can Blue Belt

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    what can be done in the comfort of my home, in front of my tv.

    bodyweight squats are a good tabata exercise right?
    what about pushups, pushups with a resistance band?
    crunches? is that possible?

    just things i can do on off-days....
     
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    Pretty much any exercise can be done with the tabata protocol. I've found pushups to be very challenging (and often end up on my knees by the last set), but squats, tuck jumps, burpees, plyo pushups, situps, pullups, etc. even weighted movements, can be done in the four minutes of death format.
     
  3. #1can Blue Belt

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    plyo pushups easier than regular pushups?

    yeah i can see pushups being an issssssssue
     
  4. Todd Gack Dutch

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    Urban, I recall you saying before that burpees aren't good for tabata because it takes two long to perform a burpee.

    I like squats/front squats for tabata. Occassionally I'd do push-ups.
     
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    bent over rows
     
  6. krellik Gimli son of Cisco

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    Burpees are an extreme killer done tabata style.. But you shouldnt begin with them if your not used to easier tabatas first...
     
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  8. Kaban White Belt

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    what's a tabata?
     
  9. Kaban White Belt

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    I just read another thread,
    never mind :D
     
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