Pick up a pair of light or medium dumbbells and turn up your total-body strength training. This workout uses body compound movements to build strength while burning major calories and fat. You'll also work on coordination and place special emphasis on core strength.
Drop Squat to Press
Jump feet out to shoulder-width apart and fall into squat position. Powerfully jump up, bringing feet together, then press overhead.
Emphasis: Lower body, cardio, shoulders core
Renegade Row + Knee Tuck
With hands on the weights, get into full plank position. Perform a renegade row on each arm, followed by a diagonal knee tuck.
Emphasis: Upper body, back, core
Boom Boom Pows!
Step into right front lunge. Punch the left hand directly in front and the right hand directly to the side. Step back into starting position and perform a triceps kickback.
Emphasis: Legs, core, shoulders, triceps, core
Sprinters Lunge + Double Curl
Assume sprinters lunge position. Starting with upper body upright. Lower the upper body down so it becomes parallel to the floor. Perform a biceps curl. Lifting the upper body back up to upright position, perform a hammer curl.
Emphasis: Legs, core, biceps
Kind of like a wood chop but with an added twist.
Emphasis: Core, total body
Overhead Triceps Extensions
A little bit of active recovery before our final burnout.
Iron Mans (aka Man Makers)
Perform a push-up, renegade row on each arm, jump in, clean and press.
Emphasis: Total body
Your final burnout—finish it strong!