This Home Workout Will Help You Lose Weight During Load Shedding

It'll also help you generate power.


Megan Flemmit |

With load shedding hitting us left, right and centre – there’s never been a better time to start doing home workouts. Your gym might be out of power, but you have no excuse for slacking on your training. Home workouts require no electricity and can be done at any time.

If you’re a beginner and self-conscious about working out in a gym full of people, home workouts provide you with the tools to lose weight or build muscle without worrying about what other’s think. Being in your own space also means there are no distractions and you can focus on what you’re doing.

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With over one million subscribers, personal trainer and fitness youtuber, Peter Carvell has mastered the art of the home workout. He knows what works and what doesn’t. Peter believes that home workouts help you develop a functional body for the real world. “There are millions of free and paid workouts online,” he says. “These workouts and exercises can help you achieve any physical goal you might have.”

If your current goal is to lose weight, then this home workout designed by Peter will be perfect for you. The best part? You don’t need fancy gym equipment. This workout requires only two pieces of equipment – a mat and a set of dumbbells.

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The Workout

To ensure you get the most out of this workout Peter choses exercises that will work every part of your body. “Even though this is a fat burning workout, I still wanted guys to be able to target as much of their body as possible to develop functional strength while also burning kilojoules,” explains Peter.

Watch the video below to see the workout. Scroll down to see the instructions.

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The Moves:

  1. Cross Mountain Climbers
  2. Renegade Row + Push-Up
  3. Squat, Curl & Press
  4. Dumbbell Swings

Instructions:

Complete six reps of each exercise until you have completed all 4 exercises.  Your goal is to try and do as many rounds as possible in 15 minutes. If you feel yourself fatiguing, rest for a short while before continuing with the exercises.

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