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A full bodyweight workout that combines cardio with some basic strength training. Make sure you've got water at the ready! Squats Lunges Russian Twists Tricep Dips Bird Dogs Burpees (with or without push-up) Bicycles Full Bridge High Knees and Butt Kickers Short Bridges Jack Knife Sit-Ups
Combine cardio with core work to reap the flat-belly benefits of both types of sweat sessions in this Better-Body Challenge. This workout alternates between jumping rope and standing ab exercise, so you can tone your belly while burning serious calories in just 20 minutes. We use one eight-pound dumbbell in this workout to increase the toning potential of each exercise. No weights? No problem. This workout will still be effective without them.
For a sculpted stomach, you'll need to work out every single muscle in your core. Celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson shows you how to do four powerful variations on the plank, designed to tighten and tone your middle. Do these moves six times a week, paired with 30 minutes of cardio, for major results. | Health.com