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The 48-Hour Weight-Loss Jump Start

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Day 2: Workout

Cardio 1

  • Warm up by jogging for 2 minutes.
  • Interval train for 3 to 5 minutes. Increase the intensity by either jogging on an incline or by upping your speed and keeping it at a steady pace.

Circuit A

1. Dumbbell Rows

  • Put your left knee and left hand on the bench.
  • Holding a 12-pound weight in each hand (use lighter weights if this is too heavy), extend your right arm straight down so the dumbbell is hanging below your shoulder.
  • Pull your arms straight back, keeping your elbow close to your side.
  • Do 20 reps.

 

2. Squats

  • Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart.
  • Squat down like you're sitting in a chair.
  • Do 20 reps.

 

Make sure you feel it in your heels so you work the back of your legs. Hold 8-pound weights in your hands if the squats get too easy.

3. Biceps Curls

  • Stand with feet hip-width apart.
  • Holding 5-pound dumbbells in your hands, curl the weights toward your shoulders.
  • Do 20 reps.

 

4. Repeat steps 1-3.

Cardio 2

  • Jump rope for 7 minutes.

Circuit B

1. Reverse Flye

  • Step forward with one leg and lean your body forward slightly, keeping your head in a straight line with your hips and keeping your eyes on the ground.
  • Start with a 5-pound weight in each hand, with palms facing your body.
  • Lift arms to shoulder height.
  • Lower arms until your hands are below your chest.
  • Do 20 reps.

 

Tip: Keep your arms slightly rounded by pretending that you're hugging a tree.

2. Step-Ups

  • Start with your right foot on a bench and your left foot on the ground.
  • Step up onto the bench, straightening the right leg.
  • Tap the bench with your left foot, then immediately return left foot to ground again.
  • Keeping right foot on bench, continue for 20 reps.
  • Do 20 reps on the other side.

3. Lateral Shoulder Raise

  • Stand tall with 5-pound dumbbells in each hand at your sides.
  • Raise your hands by your sides to shoulder height.
  • Lower arms back down.
  • Do 20 reps.

 

4. Repeat steps 1-3.

Cardio 3

  • Interval train for 7 minutes. Increase the intensity by either jogging on an incline or by upping your speed and keeping it at a steady pace.

Core

1. Double Crunch

  • Lie on your back, starting with both feet off the ground.
  • Hold your elbows behind your head, then contract your body into a ball until your elbows touch your knees.
  • Do 20 crunches.

 

2. Twisting Bicycle

  • Lie on your back.
  • Alternate touching you elbows to your opposite knee (i.e., right elbow toward left knee, and vice versa) as you come up for a crunch.
  • Do 20 crunches.

3. Leg Lifts

  • Lie flat on your back and put your hands under your butt.
  • Lift legs toward the ceiling, then bring them down until they nearly touch the floor.
  • Do 20 reps on each side.

4. Plank

  • Get into kneeling position and brace your body against the ground with your elbows and forearms.
  • Extend legs straight behind you so you are balancing on toes and forearms.
  • Hold this plank position for 20 to 30 seconds (work your way up to a full minute).

5. Repeat steps 1-4.

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