The 9-Move Circuit Workout That Will Help You Torch Fat Fast
12 months ago, 27 Dec 19:49
This is where we tell you how groundbreaking this workout is. How it will get you toned in 20 minutes a day, or if you're really time-pressed, as little as 10. (All true, those first and second sentences.) But the motivating bits on helping you find your fire? Squashing self-doubt? We leave that to our trainer, Hannah Eden, a woman who has been to hell and back...and came out this strong. (Read more about Hannah's story here.) This nine-move circuit is just a taste of the workouts you'll find on Hannah's 28-Day Fat Torch DVD. Three times a week, perform each exercise for 45 seconds, completing as many quality reps as possible, then rest for 15 seconds before moving on to the next. After you've finished the entire sequence in order, repeat once more for a 20-minute workout, or up to three more times for a 30- or 40-minute sesh. The 28-Day Fat Torch DVD comes packed with five high-octane routines that range from 20-minute quickies to a 40-minute metabolic charge (and even a 10-minute Lightning Round you can tack on or knock out alone) to match how much time you really have. Buy it now at WomensHealthMag.com/28DayFatTorch. Sit on the floor with your feet flat on the ground, about shoulder-width apart, your hands under your shoulders, facing behind you, and lift your hips a few inches off the floor (a). Raise your right hand and left leg, bringing them to touch as fast as you can (b). Reverse the movement to return to start, then repeat on the other side. That's one rep; continue alternating. Start in a tabletop position with your wrists under your shoulders, then sit your hips back to your heels and drop your head between your shoulders (a). Lunge forward with your left foot as you lift your left hand off the floor to shoulder height (b). Reverse the movement to return to start, then repeat on the other side. That's one rep; continue alternating. Stand with your feet hip-width apart, knees slightly bent, and hold a dumbbell in each hand at your thighs, palms facing up (a). With a slight bend in your elbows, slowly lift the weights out to the sides (b), then up to touch above your head (c). Reverse to return to start. That's one rep. Stand with your feet hip-width apart, knees slightly bent, and hold a dumbbell in each hand at your thighs, palms facing your body (a). Bend your elbows to pull the weights directly up to chest level, your elbows tilted slightly up (b). Reverse the movement to return to start. That's one rep. Start in tabletop position, your wrists under your shoulders and your neck aligned with your spine, and raise your hips slightly to lift your knees off the floor (a). Keeping your core tight and hips level, lift your left hand up to touch your right shoulder (b). Reverse the movement to return to start, then repeat on the other side. That's one rep; continue alternating. Torch your triceps with these 3 pushup variations: Start in a ...
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