Michaels says this workout targets your core, shoulders, lats, triceps, and quads. Burpees also stimulate your heart since they're plyometric.
Michaels likes this moving plank because it targets your core and other muscles, like burpees.
Celebrity trainer Ramona Braganza loves the 200-year-old Turkish-getup, a kettlebell-based total-body workout. She claims that the total-body training exercise blasts abdominal fat despite its complexity.
Phelps recommends adding a medicine ball to your burpee to improve intensity and metabolism while growing six-pack abs.
The sprawl—a burpee on steroids—works as many muscles as possible and burns calories while sculpting and toning the upper and lower body, especially the abdomen.Touching your chest to the ground, then pushing-up to plank, elevates the burpee.
Overhead medicine ball slams improve your core against gravity. Each time you lift and throw the ball upward, your heart rate rises, testing your endurance. Use a hefty ball to maximize this workout.
DiVecchio says the Russian twist strengthens and defines obliques. With a medicine ball or plate, you rotate your torso while sitting up in a sit-up posture.
Jill Penfold, a Los Angeles-based personal trainer, claims running uphill burns 50% more calories. Penfold recommends walking five to 10 minutes on a slope or an inclined treadmill. "Your heart rate should elevate pretty quickly as you pick up your pace