This Tabata-inspired routine from L.A.-based trainer Astrid Swan features four exercises that you probably won't love. But, they are incredibly effective at burning fat and building cardiovascular strength...so keep that in mind when you remember how much you despise burpees.
There's nothing as frustrating as hauling to the gym regularly and seeing no results. And it happens all. the. time. Why? Because you're not working out as hard as you think you are. Or worse, you're working hard, but you're focusing on the wrong things.
If you have hit a plateau in your workout or just need a change of pace, sometimes all it takes is a new routine to to get you to that next level. These high-intensity moves are designed to burn fat, build lean muscle and get you the results you've been looking for.
It's that time of year for barbecues, beach days and bikinis! With the holiday weekend just around the corner, we look for last-minute ways to shape up. This full-proof plan will whittle the waist, strengthen the muscles and boost your metabolism.
After an ample warm-up, think high-intensity sprints followed by recoveries that are determined based on your fitness level. The more fit you are, the longer the sprints, and sometimes the shorter the recoveries.