A One-and-Done Workout: Burn Calories and Build Strength. Yes, you can get your heart rate up without running. With this quick workout you don't need any equipment at all — no elliptical, no weights. Get ready to hop, skip, and jump your way to fit by doing bodyweight exercises that burn calories and tone you all over.
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.
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