This 20-Minute Workout Burns More Calories than Running

If you have a very strong desire to get the body that you`re dreaming off, then you have to be pleased because the researchers found out the way to make your body look great with just 20-minute workout a day. We are talking about the Tabata protocol created for the beginners that contain basic but efficient workouts which could help you lose the fat and burn the unwanted calories.

This Tabata protocol, designed by the Japanese, Izumi Tabata for the Olympic games, is targeted to give you the best positive effects of the workouts. The research was examined on two groups of students who performed this exercises for 6 weeks. After 6 weeks, the first group who performed the protocol was better than the control group who was working a 60-minutes on stationary bikes. That means that you could get much better result and strengthen your body muscles faster than ever in so little time. For getting the most of the 20-minutes workout, it is better for you to mix up the exercises and change their intensity, so you can burn much more calories.

Even the American Council proved that this Tabata protocol might help you lose even 15 calories in one minute. Maybe that is the cause of the shifted workout duration to workout intensity, which  showed the best result in a short amount of time.

The Tabata protocol contains a couple of basic exercises such as bodyweight squats, jumping jacks, lunges and push-ups. Before you start to practice the workout, try each exercise on its own to make even better results.

Here is the protocol circuit:

 Squats: 20 seconds

Rest: 10 seconds

Jumping jacks: 20 seconds

Rest: 10 seconds

Push-ups: 20 seconds

Rest: 10 seconds

Lunges: 20 seconds

Rest: 10 seconds

Squats: 20 seconds

Rest: 10 seconds

Jumping jacks: 20 seconds

Rest: 10 seconds

Push-ups: 20 seconds

Rest: 10 seconds

Lunges: 20 seconds

Rest: 10 seconds

This is the presentation of the 4-minutes protocol which should be repeated more times so you could get effective 20 minutes exercises.

If you feel that the exercises are very hard at the beginning, you could always limit your workout or change the level of the exercises.

Whatever you will decide, be sure that the risk will be worth for your working and you will burn fat and tone your muscles for a very short time.