Get excited, but not too much! Get excited because you are condensing a 20-minute cardiovascular workout routine into 4 minutes. Don’t get too excited because these 4 minutes will feel like 1 hour! Meet the Mountain Climber 4-Minute Tabata Workout Routine 😉

If you are unfamiliar with Tabata training, basically it is a form of high-intensity cardiovascular exercise that is research-proven to burn fat and improve your aerobic (long-distance) and anaerobic (sprint-speed) cardiovascular endurance. If the right kind of exercise is chosen, all of these benefits have been seen in a simple 4-minute Tabata workout routine.

The right kind of exercise for you today – mountain climbers! And before you try to get out of this 4-minute Tabata workout routine, you do not need a mountain! In fact, you do not need any equipment, meaning that this 4-minute Tabata workout routine can be done anywhere, anytime!

Mountain Climbers 4-Minute Tabata Workout Routine

Here is a video of how to perform mountain climbers:


Perform mountain climbers for 20 seconds, and then rest for 10 seconds. Repeat 8 times.

High Interval: 20 seconds

Low Interval: 10 seconds

Perform 8 rounds!

During those 20 seconds, you want to perform mountain climbers at 100% intensity or as fast as possible! This is absolutely important or you will not get the benefits of this 4-minute Tabata Workout Routine.