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At Home HIIT Workout #1

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At Home HIIT Workout #1

I’m off to New York next month, I am so excited.  This month is full of all sorts of social events for me; lots of May birthdays, end of Rugby Season Ball, Magic Weekend (Rugby League) plus May Half-term.  So needless to say, more socialsing is taking a toll on my diet and to some degree my fitness.  So I’ve decided to incorporate a HIIT routine into my week a couple of times a week, scale back on the running but maintain my gym sessions.

I’m a BIG fan of HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), it ticks many boxes for me.  Firstly, the workouts generally tend to be relatively short so it works with a busy work and family life!  Being shorter in length though doesn’t mean HIIT is easier, I’d say if done right it can be exactly the opposite.  Think shorter period of time but using maximum effort.

With any exercise please make sure you warm up properly beforehand and don’t attempt any form of exercise if you are injured without seeking medical advice.

At Home HIIT Workout #1

4 Rounds.  4 Exercises per Round.  15 Seconds Rest after each exercise.  Total Time 12 Minutes.

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HIIT

Round 1

Jumping Jacks – 30 Seconds

Rest – 15 Seconds

Push-Ups – 30 Seconds

Rest – 15 Seconds

High Knees – 30 Seconds

Rest – 15 Seconds

Wall Sit – 30 Seconds

Rest – 15 Seconds

Round 2

Skater Jumps – 30 Seconds

Rest – 15 Seconds

Tricep Dips – 30 Seconds

Rest – 15 Seconds

Lunges – 30 Seconds

Rest – 15 Seconds

Crunches – 30 Seconds

Rest – 15 Seconds

Round 3

Squat Thrusts – 30 Seconds

Rest – 15 Seconds

Arm Circles – 30 Seconds

Rest – 15 Seconds

Butt Kickers – 30 Seconds

Rest 15 Seconds

Flutter Kicks – 30 Seconds

Rest – 15 Seconds

Round 4

Mountain Climbers – 30 Seconds

Rest – 15 Seconds

Walkouts – 30 Seconds

Rest – 15 Seconds

Burpees – 30 Seconds

Rest – 15 Seconds

Plank – 30 Seconds

Rest – 15 Seconds

 

Disclaimer

At Home Bodyweight Leg Workout

Bodyweight

At Home Bodyweight Leg Workout

 

Bodyweight

 

Simple leg exercises that use only your bodyweight.  Concentrate on your form and technique.  These type of exercises are great if you are new to fitness or don’t have time to get to a gym. Use these exercises to tone and 20 to 30 minutes of cardio to burn fat.  Read my blog post Get your Legs Summer Ready for more advice on getting your legs ready for the summer.

Try My Quick HIIT 20 Minute Treadmill Workout if you want to blast your cardio and burn fat but don’t have the time to run a 5km.

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Disclaimer

I am not a qualified Personal Trainer or medical professional.

All the views expressed are my own.  I am an experienced runner and train regularly at the Gym.  All my fitness programmes and training have been designed to suit my own fitness capabilities and goals but happy to share if you are looking for inspiration and motivation.

Before embarking on any form of exercise or fitness programme or if you have any medical issues or injuries please ensure you seek professional medical advice.

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