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The Best 20-Minute Workout

Build strength and endurance with this intense full body 20-minute workout.

CIRCUIT E

1. DUMBBELL CURL
Reps: 15
Hold a dumbbell in each hand and, keeping your upper arms in place, curl the weights.

2. LATERAL BAND WALK
Reps: 20
Wrap an elastic band around your ankles and step sideways for 20 feet and then come back, keeping tension on your legs throughout.

CIRCUIT F

1. STEPUP
Reps: 30 sec. 
Place one foot on a bench or box, as shown. Step up onto the surface, but don’t rest the trailing leg on it. Alternate legs each rep.

2. LEG LIFT
Reps: To failure
Lie on the floor and hold onto a bench or the legs of a heavy chair for support. Keep your legs straight and raise them up until they’re vertical. Lower back down, but stop just short of the floor to keep tension on your abs before the next rep.

 

 

 

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