Don't sacrifice your vacation beach time for hours in the gym. Take a cue from these Instagrams and HIIT it on the sand instead
Tone with Tone It Up
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Who better to demo a HIIT the Beach workout than the Tone It Up girls? After all, they do have a bikini series going on. Watch their exercise moves (and bloopers) in this adorable Instagram post, then check out this total-body TIU workout you can do on the beach with just a pair of dumbbells and a mat (or beach towel!). (Then keep it going with our 30-day Tone It Up dumbbell challenge.)
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Jump for Joy (& Fitness)
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Siss Way of @the_fitway shows off some impressively high tuck jumps, admitting that "
Put Your Friends to Good Use
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Tackle a Class
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Hunt down your nearest beach and check it out for open HIIT classes; this one is all the way down in Balnarring Beach, Victoria, Australia—but if it wasn't so far, you can bet we'd already be there. No tires to jump through? High-knee your way over beach towels or beach bags instead.
Just Add Water
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Long-Jump Your Way to the Waves
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Another alternative to running in the sand? These long jump squats from @Cali_Gets_Fit are the perfect addition to your beach HIIT routine.
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This poolside, beach-view workout can be done balancing on the edge of a pool (like @achieving_balance) or right on the sand itself with your feet towards the water. You can adapt planks, pushups, v-sits, and tricep dips to work almost anywhere.
Go Wild with Wall Sits
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No wall? No problem. Find a palm tree, boardwalk banister, or a really strong friend and get your wall sit on. As trainer Bianca Buresh says: " "