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Exercises To Combat Extra Holiday Calories

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Fitness expert and personal trainer Tom Holland shows FOX CT’s Logan Byrnes some exercises to help combat those extra calories you eat around the holidays.

Holland suggests a circuit of the following exercises:

1.     Skaters
2.     Squats
3.     Pushups
4.     Planks
5.     Mountain climbers
6.     Lunges
7.     Running in place
8.     Squat jumps

And here are some more general tips about working out around the holidays.

1.       You don’t need to work out for an hour.
2.       Studies show short, vigorous exercise can decrease appetite.
3.       Circuit-style workouts are some of the most effective.
4.       Do simple body-weight exercises along with cardio intervals.
5.       Do compound exercises to maximize results.
6.       Exercise by time instead of repetitions.
7.       Add in a few pairs of dumbbells for variation.

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1 Comment

  • laura

    It's true, you don't need to work out for a whole hour. There's these kind of high intensity interval training workouts that work even better than one hour workouts and they burn a whole lot more calories than normal workouts.