If you are looking for a way to keep fit, but you have some time and space, high-intensity interval training may be just what you need to get started. HIIT combines intense outbreaks of exercise with rest periods, allowing you to train for shorter attacks, while still burning a tremendous amount of calories. It is designated as one of the most effective weight loss workouts. And you don't need lots of space or expensive equipment to do it.
To start, try this 20-minute HIIT workout, designed by Lyuda Bouzinova, an ACE-certified personal trainer, fitness nutritionist and co-founder of Mission Lean. "If you keep the intensity high during exercise, you will also get your body to an EPOC mode (excess oxygen consumption after exercise), also known as the post-burn effect," she told POPSUGAR. "It means that you have renewed your metabolism and that you will burn calories long after exercise is over." Continue reading for details.
20-minute, no equipment HIIT Workout
Directions: Do the workout on an empty stomach, if you can ̵
- Burpees: 8 reps
- Tricep dip: 15 reps  Snap jump: 8 reps
- Leg raises: 15 reps
- Lunge jump: 8 reps on each side  Sumo squat: 15 reps