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4 Weeks to Fit: Muffin Top Melter

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When winter weight has collected around your middle, use this tummy-targeting workout to blast away the bulge

If winter weather has turned your six-pack into a muffin top, now's the time to start shedding that bulge for spring. This workout combines some of the most effective moves you can do to work deep into your core waistline muscles to develop strong, flat, and pulled-in abs that look great both in and out of your clothes. Combine it with an all-over strength and cardio routine (like our 4 Weeks to Fit plan), and you'll be zipping up those jeans with ease in no time. For the video of this workout routine,
How it works: Up to four non-consecutive days a week, do 1 set of each exercise back to back. Rest 30 to 60 seconds, then repeat the circuit up to two more times.

Total Time: up to 30 minutes
You will need: Mat

1. Dead Bug
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A. Lie faceup with arms fully extended along sides. Bring legs to tabletop position, knees bent and lower legs parallel to the floor.

B. Brace core …

10 Smart Ways to Burn More Calories

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Crank Up Your Cardio!


We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email while watching television and sipping our morning coffee. And it makes sense. After all, what do we all want more of when it comes down to it? Time. Although spending time working out is a great way to beat stress and get healthy, most of us are usually trying to squeeze in workouts during our already hectic schedules. And when you are able to get to the gym or find that 30 minutes for cardio, don't you want to make the most of every minute?

No matter what type of cardio you do, you can burn more calories in the same amount of time with just a few modifications to your current workout.
10 Ways to Crank Up Your Cardio
1. Do cardio first. Over the years, many clients have asked me, "Should I do weights or cardio…