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The 4-Minute Workout That Could Completely Transform Your Health

Bored of your regular fitness routine or sick of hearing yourself explain that you don’t have time for a workout? Good news: You can transform your fitness levels and achieve your health goals, and all you need is four minutes. At least, that’s the idea behind Tabata, the fitness method that has taken the health world by storm.

But is a short period of intensity worth the hype, and how do you know that you’re doing it right? Don’t worry: I asked experts all the questions so you don’t have to spend your gym time on Google. Read on for a beginner’s guide to Tabata and find out if you should try it yourself.

Spoiler alert: It just might be the secret to achieving your fitness goals—#fitspo! Japanese scientist Dr. Izumi Tabata and his team from

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