Tabata is a cardiovascular training that significantly improves performance in a very short time. The exercise consists of six to seven 20-second exercises performed at 100%, interleaved with a rest period of 10 seconds. The key to efficiency in Tabata Exercise appears to be short rest periods between exercises. Tabata offers a quick way to get into the mold in just four minutes of intense exercise. This exercise requires solid physical fitness and good health condition.