Crossfit “Tabata This”!

“Tabata This” is the name of a classic Crossfit workout-of-the-day (WOD).

The 4 Tabata exercises and sequence of this workout is as follows:

  • Tabata Row
  • Rest 1 minute
  • Tabata Squat
  • Rest 1 minute
  • Tabata Pull-up
  • Rest 1 minute
  • Tabata Push-up
  • Rest 1 minute
  • Tabata Sit-up

So to be clear:

You do 8 sets of 20 seconds on/10 seconds rest for rowing; then you rest one minute; then you do 8 sets of 20 seconds on/10 seconds off for squats; then you rest one minute, then you do 20 seconds on/ 10 seconds off for pull ups, etc.

The whole workout should take 24 minutes (4 minutes per Tabata interval per exercise, 1 minute of rest between exercise).

Now for clarification on the scoring:

The Tabata score is the least number of reps performed in any of the eight intervals. For rowing, the unit that is measured is “calories”. So for example – let’s say in your 8 rounds of pull ups, the lowest number was on your last round where you did 8, then your score for pull ups is 8.

Now let’s see how your scores stack up compared to these guys:

Special Note:

If you don’t have a rower, you can substitute that with sumo-dealift high pulls with 45 pounds for men and 30 pounds for women. Take the bar from mid shin to under your chin.

The Insane Crossfit “Tabata This” Workout of the Day! (WOD)

Are you ready to workout till you throw up? This is one of the toughest and most grueling Tabata combos ever!

Here’s the deal:

8 rounds of squats – 20 seconds per round and 10 seconds rest between each round
8 rounds of pushups – 20 seconds per round and 10 seconds rest between each round
8 rounds of sit ups – 20 seconds per round and 10 seconds rest between each round
8 rounds of pull ups – 20 seconds per round and 10 seconds rest between each round

This advance workout is a great test of your overall strength and endurance. Make sure you make a note of the maximum repetitions for each interval and total them up.

After several weeks of training, you can repeat this monster of a workout to try and beat your best scores.