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10) Track Workout – A combination of short sprints (20-200 yards), bleachers, jumping jacks, and/or push up. These should be performed with minimal breaks but maximum intensity.
9) Plyometrics – Try using jump squats, box jumps, and plyo-pushups. Plyo’s are also great in-between lifts to keep your heart rate up. Stay safe and jump high!
8) Stair / Hill Sprints – Find a steep hill or a set of crazy steps… Run up and down them for 20 minutes with minimal rest periods. Try timing yourself with a stop watch to stay consistent.
7) Step Aerobics – If you like music and are coordinated give this a try. Your glutes, quads and calves will be on fire and you’ll be dripping sweat. Find a good instructor and a group time that works best for you, then give it your all! Clubbing for your health?
6) Group Weight Training – Get together with your friends and work up a sweat. 60 minutes of full body lifting, low weight with high reps. This can also work well at home with minimal equipment. Set up 4 stations with 4 people, then you can each hit it hard for 30 seconds before rotating to the next.
5) Plyo squats – Try variations of a plyometric squats. Here’s a routine we like:
4) Bodyweight High Intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T.) – Melt away some extra insulation with this routine:
3) Stair Master – To add a little tweak to the Stair Master, add in some plyo squats every 5 mins. BURN off some blubber with this circuit:
2) Tire Flips – These are great for your legs and glutes while also working your upper body. Super set these with burpees and push ups for an intense workout. Working more muscles and spreading the fatigue allows you to have shorter rest periods and will keep your heart rate up!
Try a few rounds of this:
1) Mix weighted and non-weighted High Intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T.)
A mix of weights and cardio will get you results faster. Try this workout with very little equipment.
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