Power Plyo Tabata Workout

by Hillary on February 27, 2014

Once again, I’m coming to ya fashionably late with what should have been a Workout Wednesday post.

Nonetheless, this workout is as good for you today as it would have been yesterday.

It’s rather apparent that I’m crushing on Tabatas. They are effective, plain and simple. If you don’t believe me, try this 32-minute workout… and please tell me if you are not soaked in sweat by those final high knees.

Tabatas are tough enough on their own; but, when you add in plyometric movements, you are really in for a challenge.

This workout requires little space (can be done in your living room!) and minimal equipment. It’s definitely leg-heavy, but you will get a full-body workout no doubt.


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What You’ll Need

  • 1 set of dumbbells
  • interval timer — I use this Tabata Timer app on my phone


dumbbell exercises >>

bodyweight exercises >>


  • Exercises in blue use 1 or 2 dumbbells.
  • Exercises in white are bodyweight exercises.
  • I preformed the burpees sans push-up and the plyo push-ups on my knees.

Tabata Lovin’

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Plyometric exercises – yay or nay?

Any favorite workouts to share from the week?


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Rory Lazear February 27, 2014 at 11:31 am

Teach Tabata Boot Camp 3 days a week and it is my FAVE!!! I even wrote a love letter to it, too (a.k.a. a post). It is truly the best workout.


Elizabeth {Positively Healthy} February 27, 2014 at 1:25 pm

I love plyo exercises! Can’t wait to try this workout! I really liked Peanut Butter Fingers 1,000 rep workout this week!


Ashley @ Married to the Game February 27, 2014 at 3:19 pm

Can’t wait to try this! I tried the plank and push-up one today after an arm workout and my arms were killing me. Loved it!


Tara | Treble in the Kitchen February 28, 2014 at 4:41 am

Love tabata and ploy :) Thanks for the link love!


Tory March 14, 2014 at 10:57 am

I did this workout this morning and was dripping with sweat and my legs wouldn’t stop quivering! Thank you!


Hillary March 17, 2014 at 11:25 am



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