Sample Class: Deep-Water Tabata

by: Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS

Class Take-Out

Take high intensity to the pool.

Tabata training is a popular high-intensity interval training format consisting of 20 seconds of all-out, intense work followed by 10 seconds of passive recovery, totaling 4 minutes of very strenuous exercise. HIIT protocols such as Tabata are effective and promising for time-crunched exercisers whose goals are weight loss and performance enhancement. Deep-water exercise is a great nonimpact fitness experience that includes full-body movements. Combine the two and you have a powerful HIIT workout that features all the intensity without the impact and joint stress.

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About the Author

Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS, is an international presenter, author and 25-year fitness veteran. She is a frequent contributor to fitness industry publications and is on the editorial board for Diabetic ...