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Burn Serious Calories with These Workouts

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It is that time; time to gear up for summer. There are only three months until the weather gets hot enough that burn serious caloriespeople want to start peeling clothes off. That is the perfect amount of time to tone up your body and tighten the diet up in preparation of showing off what you have.

For those people that have a few too many extra pounds left over from the winter, nothing is better than mixing things up with a hyper energetic circuit workout or two. Here are a few great options to get your motor running.

The Lower Body Burner

The key here is to move quickly from exercise to exercise and keep that heart rate up! Try and complete this circuit at least three times.

  • Sprint – 1 minute – 5% incline at 7 mph
  • Jog – 1 minute – 5% incline at 5 mph
  • Stationary Lunges – 20 per leg
  • Sprint – 1 minute – 5% incline at 7 mph
  • Jog – 1 minute – 5% incline at 5 mph
  • Bodyweight Squats – 30 total
  • Sprint – 1 minute – 5% incline at 7 mph
  • Jog – 1 minute – 5% incline at 5 mph
  • Stationary Lunges – 20 per leg
  • Sprint – 1 minute – 5% incline at 7 mph
  • Jog – 1 minute – 5% incline at 5 mph
  • Bodyweight Squats – 30 total

This routine is geared around burning calories and shaping up the legs.

The All Angle Routine

Try and complete this circuit at least three times.

  • Walk – 2 minutes – 10% incline at 4 mph
  • Jump Lunges – 30 seconds – as many as you can
  • Walk – 2 minutes – 10% incline at 4 mph
  • Row Machine – 1 minute – speed of 4
  • Walk – 2 minutes – 10% incline at 4 mph
  • Bodyweight Squats – 30 seconds
  • Walk – 2 minutes – 10% incline at 4 mph
  • Row Machine – 1 minute – speed of 4
  • Walk – 2 minutes – 10% incline at 4 mph
  • Speed Skaters – 30 seconds
  • Walk – 2 minutes – 10% incline at 4 mph
  • Row Machine – 1 minute – speed of 4

High Voltage Routine

Try and complete this circuit at least three times.

  • Mountain Climber – 1 minute
  • Speed Skaters – 15 for each leg
  • Stepper – 2 minutes – on interval program
  • Side Plank – 30 seconds per side
  • Stepper – 2 minutes – on interval program
  • Burpees – 15 to 20
  • Alternating Jump Lunges – 15 total
  • Jump Squats – 25 total using bodyweight
  • Side Plank – 30 seconds per side
  • Mountain Climber – 1 minute
  • Plank Hold – 1 minute

The Bottom Line

The time to shape up is now. Instead of freaking out at the last minute try and fit one of these routines in at least 3 times per week. You should quickly notice the difference in how you look and feel along with being ready for summer.

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