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Strength

The Slim Down Workout

Overview

We know what you want: It looks something like a firm butt, a flat belly, toned legs, and a body that looks great in all your clothes. It might seem like a lot to ask for, but it's possible if you're willing to put in the work. Here's your chance to show that you're up to the challenge. Put in the effort and you can outsmart your body and take the fast-track to a new you.

How to do this Workout

Performing this workout 3-4 days per week with 1 days rest in between. Perform one set of each exercise in the order shown. Do each exercise for as many reps as you can in 30 seconds. Once the 30 seconds are up, rest for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next exercise. Once you have completed one set of each exercise, rest for two minutes. Then repeat the entire sequence two more times for a total of three sets.

If you get tired and can't finish the 30 seconds, stop and rest for a few seconds and then resume the exercises until time is up. For each exercise, use a weight you can do for about 10-12 reps.

For Weeks 5-8 : Do this circuit three days a week. Perform one set of each exercise in the order shown. Do each exercise for as many reps as you can in 40 seconds. Once the 40 seconds are up, rest for 15 seconds, and then move on to the next exercise. Once you have completed one set of each exercise, rest for two minutes. Then repeat the entire sequence two more times for a total of three sets.

If you get tired and can't finish the 40 seconds, stop and rest for a few seconds and then resume the exercises until time is up. For each exercise, use a weight you can do for about 10-12 reps.

Circuit : Do 1 set of each exercise in a group consecutively, without rests in between. Once  these exercises have been completed, repeat the circuit again - doing 1 set of each with no rests in between. Continue until prescribed number of total sets are performed

Strength : Complete all sets of an exercise at the same time with rests in between. Then move to the next exercise.

Superset : Two moves done consecutively (like a circuit) with no rests in between.

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  • day 2 Rest
  • day 3 Workout A a
  • day 4 Rest
  • day 5 Workout A a
  • day 6 Rest
  • day 7 Rest
  • workout
  • Rest
** - as much as possible; @ - each side
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