Workout Routines

Rate My Workout: Fat-Burning Circuit

Ron G. from Detroit sent us his fat-loss workout in search of a better plan. Here’s what we came up with.

Rate My Workout: Fat-Burning Cricuit
Steve Boyle
Steve Boyle
Duration 25 Min
Exercises 5
Equipment Yes

Ron's Old Workout

Exercises performed as a circuit without rest and repeated for 3–5 rounds:

  • Machine Chest Press x 20 reps
  • Lat Pulldown x 20 reps
  • Leg Press x 20 reps
  • Machine Overhead Press x 20 reps
  • Dumbbell Curl x 20 reps

M&F Rating: F

Our Advice

This workout might give you a good pump, but it’s not involving enough muscle to make for great cardio. Choose exercises that train the whole body and keep your heart rate up. Experiment with special equipment if you have it, but lay off the machines!

Ron's New Workout Perform exercises as a circuit. Repeat for 3–5 rounds.

Exercise 1

Jump Rope You'll need: Jump Rope How to
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-- sets
30 sec reps
30 sec rest

Exercise 2

Burpee How to
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-- sets
10 reps
30 sec rest

Exercise 3

Sledgehammer Hit How to
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-- sets
20 reps
30 sec rest

Exercise 4

Mountain Climber You'll need: No Equipment How to
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-- sets
20 reps
30 sec rest

Exercise 5

Farmer's Walk You'll need: Dumbbells How to
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-- sets
30 sec reps
30 sec rest
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