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Josh Briggs 01-26-2006 11:04 AM

I modified the tabata workout yesterday to include a full 16mins of tabata squats:

15 squats / interval +20 at the end = 500 squats in 16:20.

Has anyone done 1000 in a single effort / continous intervals? How long?

I'll rest for a few days, try it, and post...

Russ Greene 01-27-2006 08:34 AM

I did 700 once and it wasn't that bad. Bodyweight squats for high reps are surprisingly easy if you go at a slow and constant pace and stay below the lactate threshold. What worked for me was about 30 a minute. If you put them into intervals or do them quickly they certainly get difficult though.

Sheila Gruenwald 01-27-2006 11:09 AM

This sounds like an incredbile competition to place before my two squabbling teens. This should prove to test(subdue) the current testosterone level around here. hehe can't wait!!!

Josh Lydell 01-30-2006 05:32 PM

500 in 9:58. 50 per min will get you puffing.

Ian Jackman 02-01-2006 03:06 PM

I managed 500 in 14.52,I was pleased I got under 15mins but Josh has blew that away so I have another goal to go for now.Under 10 mins very impressive!

Josh Lydell 02-12-2006 08:06 PM

if i start out at 200 in 4 minutes, i can build to 500 in 10 in about 2 months.


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