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Fitness

The 2008 Drop a Jeans Size Workout

These exercises will burn fat, tone muscle, and boost your metabolism. Challenge your body by combining strength and cardio exercises, and you'll be struttin' in your skinny jeans in no time.
Weighted Jumping Jack Combo 2: Weighted Jumping Jack/Push-Up

Cardio: Weighted Jumping Jack

Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, holding a dumbbell in each hand with elbows bent and hands near shoulders. Jump feet out while bringing arms overhead without locking elbows; jump feet back together while bringing hands back to shoulder level.

Make it easier: Don't use weights.

Push-up Combo 2: Weighted Jumping Jack/Push-Up

Strength: Push-Up (targets chest, arms, core)

Get into a full push-up position, legs extended behind you with abs tight and head in line with heels. Bend elbows 90 degrees out to sides, lowering chest to floor; push back up to start and repeat.

Make it easier: Do push-ups on your knees.

Put it together:
Weighted jumping jack: 90 seconds Push-up: 30 seconds

Weighted jumping jack: 60 seconds
Push-up: 30 seconds

Weighted jumping jack: 30 seconds
Push-up: 30 seconds

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