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Get an athlete’s physique—and power—with this fast and furious routine
Trainer: Jen Widerstrom, fitness coach on The Biggest Loser
Benefit: This five-move workout combines isometric (fixed-position) and plyometric (explosive) exercises to fatigue your fast-twitch muscle fibres that power quick, explosive movements.
“It’s a full-body series that creates strength and power, but will also shred you up because of the intense calorie burn involved,” Widerstrom says.
Perform the following exercises in the order shown with no rest between moves.
1. Pushup to row, 6 reps per side
2. Plyo reverse lunge, 8 reps per side
3. Barbell catch, 12 reps
4. Iso lunge tuck, 8 reps per side
5. Dumbbell curl fly press, 6 reps
That’s 1 round. Do 4 rounds, resting 90 seconds between rounds.