Be Well Workout of the Week: Your Ticket to Lean, Mean Legs

This workout is going to target your — you guessed it! — legs. So be prepared to feel the burn and then some.

You have a circuit of exercises to do three times, and each time you go through, your reps will decrease, but your weights will increase. So, start with a set of weights you can do 20 reps with, and then increase from there. And you’re going to hold onto your weights for just about every exercise in the circuit, so choose wisely. Good luck!

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Be Well Workout of the Week: The Countdown to Toned Muscles

Timed rounds: That’s what’s in your future this week. For this week’s workout, you’ll be tackling eight exercises, and you’ll do five rounds of those exercises total. Not so bad, right?

You’ll start with 60 seconds of each exercise for the first round, then decrease by 10 seconds each round until the final 20-second round. Got it? Okay, grab your stop watch and get ready to sweat!

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Be Well Workout of the Week: Carve Your Muscles With Zero Equipment

All you need to tackle this full-body workout is, well, your body. That’s right: You’ll get a full-body workout with only bodyweight exercises. To make this workout even more muscle-burning than it already is, move through the rounds as fast as you can to challenge your cardio and endurance. You will have two sets of exercises to work through: for the first set, complete 20 reps of each exercise, then 18 reps, then 16, 14, 12, and 10 reps of each exercise before moving on to repeat that process for the second set of exercises. Got it? Good luck!

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Be Well Workout of the Week: Let’s Redesign Your 30-Minute Workout

Three rounds, four exercises each round, 10 minutes per round: That, my devoted fitness friends, is what this workout has in store for you.

To break it down for you: You will complete 10 minutes of each round before moving on to the next. Each round will use a different piece of equipment. For round 1, you’ll use weights, for round 2, grab a physioball, and for round 3 you’ll need a kettlebell.

So work as hard as you can for those 10 minutes, and get through each round as many times as you can in the time allotted.  Good luck!

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Be Well Workout of the Week: The Quick (But Killer) 55-Rep Challenge

This workout — one of my favorites, actually — is a quick but powerful workout that challenges your strength, cardio and ability to keep moving, even when things get tough. Start with 10 reps of each exercise, then do a quick burst of cardio, then do nine reps of each and get back to cardio, and so on. You’ll decrease your reps by one each round until you finish with one rep of each exercise and one final sprint. In the end, you’ll have done 55 reps of the exercises listed. Good luck!

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Be Well Workout of the Week: The 8-Minute All-Out Workout

Set your stopwatch for 30 seconds and get ready to work as hard as you can for each interval in this workout. You’re going to do a series of exercises for 30 seconds, interrupted by 30-second sprint intervals. You can do these sprints on a treadmill, bike or elliptical, use a jump rope, or simply just run place in as fast as you can — the options are endless, so don’t feel like you need a gym (or even need to leave the house, really).

Your goal is to complete the eight-minute circuit four times for a quick, cardio-challenging workout. Ready, set, sweat!

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Be Well Workout of the Week: 9 Moves to Tone Your Arms and Abs

Short-sleeve weather will happen this year (eventually) — I’m convinced. So, let’s get those arms in tip-top shape! This workout mainly targets your upper body, with a some abs and lower-body moves thrown in the mix for good measure. So get ready to feel the burn, starting with 20 reps of each exercise in the circuit and then decreasing by two reps until your final round is just 10 reps of each. Happy sweating!

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Be Well Workout of the Week: Work Your Muscles from Top to Bottom

This workout is going to make you feel the burn all over, alternating between challenging your upper body and your lower body with a kettlebell, a resistance band and your body weight. Here’s the plan: You’ll do two lower-body exercises, and then two upper-body exercises, repeating this pattern throughout the circuit. Then, we’ll end it all with some planks and some wall squats. Your goal is to complete the circuit all the way through three times. You got this!

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Be Well Workout of the Week: A Total-Body Circuit Workout That Never Gets Boring

This workout consists of three different circuits, each composed of four different exercises. Your objective? To complete each circuit four times as quickly as you can.

For each circuit you’ll need a different piece of equipment: a bosu ball, a jump rope and a kettlebell. (If you don’t have a kettlebell, you can simply sub in a weight.) And with all these switch-ups, it’s pretty hard to get bored.

Okay, you ready? Go!

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