Get a load of this simple way to rev up your weight loss, says Amanda Khouv.
SOMETIMES, the best way to get results is to get back to basics. And it doesn’t get much simpler than carrying loaded bags.
Lugging heavy weights over a short distance will get your heart pumping and your body working hard, revving up your metabolism to keep you burning fat well after your workout.
There’s only one rule when getting to grips with any kind of loaded carry move, and that’s to walk for your life. Pick up the heaviest weight you can manage, go hard, and you’ll be well on your way to your best-ever body.
How to do it
Perform all sets of each move, leaving a 30 to 60-second rest between each set.
KIT YOU’LL NEED:
2 x dumbbells Sandbag
LEVEL OF WORKING:
Beginner: 1 rep each walk
Intermediate: 2 reps each walk
Advanced: 3 reps each walk
Areas trained: Bottom, legs, core
Technique: Hold a dumbbell or kettlebell in each hand and walk forward 200m, as fast as you can, without stopping.
Areas Trained: Bottom, legs, core, front upper arms
Technique: Carry a sandbag in your arms and walk forward 200m, as fast as you can, without stopping.
Areas trained: Bottom, legs, core, shoulders
Technique: Hold a dumbbell in each hand with arms extended to the ceiling and walk forward 200m as fast as you can without stopping.
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