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Lose More Fat: 15-Minute Flab-Fighting Cardio

  • Francine Daveta

    Running Row

    What you'll need: a pair of 3- to 5-pound dumbbells

    Targets: Back, biceps, triceps, and quads


    • Holding a dumbbell in right hand, stand with feet hip-width apart. Bend right elbow behind you to bring dumbbell by ribs, and extend left arm forward, palms facing in.
    • Hinge forward from waist, bringing bent right knee toward chest to get into tuck position.



  • Francine Daveta

    Squat Swing

    Targets: Back, arms, abs, butt, hips, and legs

    • Stand with feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart, holding a single dumbbell with one hand on each end in front of hips.
    • Keeping back flat, squat as you swing dumbbell behind you between legs.
  • Francine Daveta

    Iron Cross

    Targets: Upper back, shoulders, biceps, triceps, butt, and legs

    • Stand with feet hip-width apart, a dumbbell in each hand.
    • Lift arms out to sides and bend elbows to bring dumbbells near ears, palms forward.
    • Lunge backward with left leg.
  • Francine Daveta

    Scoop Squat

    Targets: Biceps, butt, and hamstrings

    • Holding a dumbbell in each hand, stand with feet hip-width apart; with palms facing forward, extend arms behind you as high as you can.
  • Francine Daveta

    Biceps Squared

    Targets: Biceps, butt, and legs

    • Holding a dumbbell in each hand, stand with feet hip-width apart.
    • Raise extended arms to shoulder level, palms up, with right arm directly in front of you and left arm out to side.