7 Exercises to Shed Pounds and Tone-Up

Sculpt your bod while melting those pesky pounds!

Weight loss exercises that double as toning exercises aren’t as hard to come by as one might think. While you may think that exercises focus on either one or the other, this most certainly is not the case. These 7 exercises will challenge your cardiovascular system and well as your muscular system to create a balanced total body workout attack for great overall fitness!

Equipment Needed: Interval timer(Gymboss is a free app download)

What to Do: Perform each exercise for 45 seconds and rest 20 seconds between each exercise. Rest 1 minute between each round.

Beginner’s Level: 1 round
Intermediate Level: 2 rounds
Advanced Level: 3 rounds


1. Plyometric Lunges
2. Tuck Jump
3. Toe Touches
4. Skaters
5. Burpees
6. Pushups
7. Mountain Climbers

Plyometric Lunges

Tuck Jump

Toe Touches




Mountain Climbers

Try these other total body workouts:
Total Body Tabata Challenge

Kick Start Workout
Reshape Your Body with Resistance Bands
Beginner’s Total Body Fat Blasting Routine

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