Home Workout #32: 10 Minute HIIT HELL

Home Workout #32: 10 Minute HIIT HELL

10 Minutes and 120 Push-Ups!

This HIIT HELL workout is the perfect home or hotel room workout to do when you are in a rush! Cheers to metabolic training, baby! Today you will be alternating jump rope with push-ups. Oh, did I mention you are doing 120 push-ups?

Don't waste your time on the elliptical for 30-60 minutes a day doing LISS (low intensity steady state cardio) because you'd be further ahead folding socks. Here's why you should be doing short duration HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training):

  • It saves time
  • It leads to greater fat loss than LISS despite a smaller calorie burn during the actual exercise session. Why? It generates a much larger EPOC (excess post-exercise oxygen consumption), which is why more calories are burned post-workout. YES! HIIT allows the body to burn fat for up to 48 hours after the workout!
  • It triggers growth hormone production by your body, which an important hormone that helps you burn fat.

Note: You won’t get anything out of interval training if you don’t push yourself. Intervals are no fun. When I do them, my body is burning (from the high acid levels in the muscle) and I want it to stop! What I’m trying to say is that half-assing an interval workout will not accomplish any of the fat burning benefits you are after. If you aren’t going to push yourself on the intervals, then you should just do regular aerobic training.

Note: this is not recommended for first time exercisers.

Mom & Taz are Back!

Mommy & Tazzy guest star in today's video! Mom is the narrator. Taz is, well, Taz.

I couldn't stop laughing when mom forgot the name of Branch Chain Amino Acids and accidentally called them "British Acids". lmao!

**Today’s workout is REAL TIME! You don’t have to replay the video! Boom!

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Equipment Required:

Dr Sara Solomon Cross Speed Jump Rope Buddy Lee Jump Ropes

Always a Must!

Drink your BCAAs!

Stay hydrated with water.

  • I like to add BCAAs. Click here to read why.

Video Workout:

This circuit consists of 2 different exercises. Perform the circuit 3 times for 10 cycles, which takes 10 minutes. Set your gymboss timers for 15 seconds of work and 5 seconds of rest. You have to hustle between exercises. Keep it mega-INTENSE!

Note: for the Jump Rope, I will SCREAM the technique to you in the video. eg. high step, alternate-foot step, X-foot cross, bell jump, skiier's jump, et cetera. If you are not familiar with these techniques, please watch my demonstration video.

  1. Jump Rope
  2. Four Men's Push-Ups and immediately 4 Women's Push-Ups
  3. Jump Rope
  4. Push-ups as in #2
  5. Jump Rope
  6. Push-ups as in #2
  7. Jump Rope
  8. Push-ups as in #2
  9. Jump Rope
  10. Push-ups as in #2

If you do the math, 40 push-ups x 3 rounds = 120 push-ups!

Do the workout with me. Just click on the video.

 

 

 

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Dr. Sara Solomon is the creator of the Fat Loss Fast System about Intermittent Fasting and Flexible Dieting. She has degrees from McGill University in dentistry (DMD) and physical therapy (B.Sc. PT). She is also a certified StrongFit Coach, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, ACE personal trainer, NASM fitness nutrition specialist, Mad Dogg Spinning Instructor, Level 2 Buddy Lee Jump Rope Trainer and Ambassador, a Team Bodybuilding.com and BSN athlete, and a retired WBFF PRO Fitness Model. Her passion is teaching others how to fuel and move well.

4 Comments

  1. I woke up the other morning feeling like…” there’s no way I’m working out today”…but then I thought…hey 10 minutes,,I could do that……& HOLY GUACAMOLE!..that workout was great..had me literally laying on the floor,,could NOT do one more push up if I tried! Thanks kid..you’re awesome!

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  2. OMG I laughed so hard at Taz. “It´s a cat in the way” and you mom just “NO excuses”. loved that.
    This is my workout today, thanks. But the cat is locked out of the room, ha ha ha

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  3. HOLY SMOKES that hurt so good.
    Your mom is adorable. She cracked me up.

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  4. Your mom is gorgeous and that workout was AWESOME!
    Thank you Dr.Sara

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