Get Strong, Fit, and Fabulous in 4 Weeks
Your Sculpting Strategy
If you're worried about concealing your curves, it's time to toss that cover-up. Our last-minute plan will help you lose up to eight pounds in just one month. Best of all, most of the routines take 20 minutes or less -- but be prepared to sweat.
"To really see results, you need to intensify your workouts," says Alwyn Cosgrove, owner of Results Fitness in Santa Clarita, California. You'll do an interval program that burns twice as many calories as a moderately paced routine, plus a total-body sculpting strength series. Follow our routine, along with a healthy diet, and you'll be feeling strong, slim, and utterly confident.Getting Started
These workouts are short (only four exercises each) but intense. By alternating upper- and lower-body moves, you'll keep your heart rate elevated and maximize calorie burn while sculpting every muscle. Divide the workout in half: Do 12 to 15 reps of the first two exercises back-to-back, then rest for 60 to 90 seconds; repeat for two to three sets. Remember to use a weight that is challenging enough to fatigue your muscles by the end of the set.Your Week-by-Week Guide
|1||Cardio Steady-Paced 30 minutes||Strength Workout 1||Cardio Intervals 1||OFF||Cardio Intervals||Strength Workout 2||Rest|
|2||Cardio Steady-Paced 30 minutes||Strength Workout 1||OFF||Strength Workout 2||Cardio Intervals||Strength Workout 1||Rest|
|3||Cardio Steady-Paced 40 minutes||Strength Workout 2||Cardio Intervals||Strength Workout 2||Cardio Intervals||Strength Workout 2||Rest|
|4||Cardio Steady-Paced 40 minutes||Strength Workout 1||Cardio Intervals||Strength Workout 2||Cardio Intervals||Strength Workout 1||Rest|
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