By Kerry McCarthy, RW Commissioning Editor on
The second blog in our new series, in which we guinea pig ourselves trying training programmes and workouts from different sports to see which ones can help your running. This week we explain the benefits of Tabata sprint training.
Tabata: a word you may have heard increasingly over the last 18-24 months in the fitness press, but what is it?
It’s a specific type of high-intensity interval training that takes its name from the man who invented it, a Japanese physician and researcher called Dr Izumi Tabata.
It’s very simple and ...