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Smart Weight Loss March 2018

In the March 2018 issue of Smart Weight Loss Tips Mag, learn easy ways to get fit for less money, worthless foods to drop from your diet, no-sweat workouts for body-sculpting, and more. We hope February was good to you and that you're ready to take on the next season. Our team is certainly ready for the change, and we have plenty of new weight loss advice for you at the ready.

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of the most effective way to maximize your time since you are moving constantly, keeping the heart rate elevated, and burning extra calories. Increase the number of times that you do each circuit as well as the number of reps as the month progresses while reducing the amount of rest time. You will require a step or stair as well as set of 5-to 8-pound dumbbells if you are a beginner and 8- to 15-pound dumbbells if you are an advanced user. Diets don’t work. They fail all the time. Here are the 10 rules your diet-eschewing pals live by without having to think about them. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE. 1 DUMBBELL SQUAT & SHOULDER PRESS The dumbbell squat and shoulder press targets the back, shoulders, hamstrings, glutes, and quads. Stand with the feet shoulder width apart, your knees bent slightly, and hold the dumbbells at shoulder height with your wrists straight and palms facing forward. Squat down and bend your knees about 90 degrees while keeping your abs tight and your body weight in the heels and don’t let the knees move past the toes. Stand up and push powerfully through the heels while extending the arms and bring the weights together above your head. Hold for one count then repeat. 44 | March 2018

2 POWER JUMP The power jump is a workout that targets calves, quads, hamstrings, glutes, and abs. Stand with the feet shoulder width apart and the arms at your sides. Squat as in the previous workout, but jump as explosively as possible when rising. Resume the original position then repeat. 3 PLANK The plank primarily targets the chest, shoulders, and core. Start the workout in a plank position with your forearms on the ground and the elbows under your shoulders with the legs extended behind you, abs tight, and forming a single long line from the crown of your head to your heels. Hold the position for one minute while keeping your hips neutral and abs engaged. 4 LUNGING BENT-OVER ROW The lunging bent-over row targets the glutes, back, calves, hamstrings, and quads. Stand with your feet hip-width apart, with your arms at the sides and holding the weight in your right hand. Use your left foot to lunge forwards and bend your left knee about 90 degrees while keeping your knee aligned with your ankle. Lean forward and rest your left hand on your thigh with your right arm extended near the shin and the palm facing your body. From here, draw up your elbow towards the sky and keep your arm close to the side. Hold for one count and then lower, repeat, and hold the lunge position. Perform all the specified repetitions, switch sides, and then repeat. March 2018 I 45