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The 10-Minute Total-Body HIIT Workout To Burn Fat


ASK PRETTY MUCH any trainer what he or she recommends to clients who want to burn fat the fastest, and the answer will likely be HIIT. High-intensity interval training is so effective for two reasons: First, by including big multi-joint exercises (i.e., ones that utilize multiple muscle groups), HIIT requires the body to burn a lot during the workout itself. Second, and more important, the body continues to burn calories for hours afterward as it seeks to re-establish equilibrium. What’s even cooler is that you don’t need hours to dedicate to your workout—even 10 minutes can yield results.

This short workout, designed by Mark Beier, co-director of training at Shred415 in Chicago, maximizes every second with fast-paced strength moves interspersed with bouts of cardio.

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