Read this article and get to know the methods of training by Dr. Izumi Tabata. Learn the main principles of its training.

Tabata Training for Bodybuilders

 
Tabata Training for Bodybuilders
Tabata Interval Training is an interval scheme for bodybuilders developed by Dr. Izumi Tabata. It consist of performing 20 seconds of work which followed by 10 seconds rest. Its training can be an amazing method of improving ones level of athletic conditioning and loosing fat. Also there are some who have increase lean muscle mass. This is possible due to the amount of Lactic Acid. Tabata training do not suggest for the core of your mass gain program. This is because it is a very brutal training system that will burn you out quickly if you are not careful.

Progress Slowly

As was said earlier Tabata training is brutal. It is better to start slowly. It is better to start with performing bodyweight Tabata workouts once per week. It is designed very simple. 10-week training program help you to get used basic Tabata training.

Suggested exercises are pushups, pullups, and bodyweight squats.

tabata_training  Week One - Perform 3 sets of each exercise with 30 seconds work, 60 seconds rest
  Week Two - Perform 4 sets of each exercise with 30 seconds work, 60 seconds rest
  Week Three - Perform 4 sets of each exercise with 30 seconds work, 45 seconds rest
  Week Four - Perform 5 sets of each exercise with 30 seconds work, 45 seconds rest
  Week Five - Perform 5 sets of each exercise with 30 seconds work, 30 seconds rest
  Week Six - Perform 6 sets of each exercise with 30 seconds work, 30 seconds rest
  Week Seven - Perform 6 sets of each exercise with 30 seconds work, 15 seconds rest
  Week Eight - Perform 7 sets of each exercise with 30 seconds work, 15 seconds rest
  Week Nine - Perform 7 sets of each exercise with 20 seconds work, 10 seconds rest
  Week Ten - Perform 8 sets of each exercise with 20 seconds work, 10 seconds rest

Tabata Training Splits

After the first 10 weeks of training, your body should be used to the intensity level of Tabata training. Here are a few sample training splits you can use with Tabata training:

  3 Days per Week Training

Day One: Upper Body Day Two: Tabata Day Three: Lower Body

  4 Days per Week Training

Day One: Upper Body Day Two: Tabata Day Three: Lower Body Day Four: Tabata

  5 Days per Week Training

Day One: Upper Body Push Day Two: Tabata Day Three: Upper Body Pull Day Four: Tabata Day Five: Lower Body

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