You can do this workout up to two to three times a week, or as part of a wider programme.
The workout is split into two sections focused on gettingyou stronger and fitter, all while perfecting that all-important deadlift. ‘The strength exercises
will work your whole body without having to rush through reps or compromise form,’ Laura explains. ‘Then the conditioningpartofthe workout will raise your heart rate with intensity and short rest intervals, maximising calorie burn.’ Try this workout Laura has devised for WFreaders and get ready to get lifting. iftingweights can be confusing.
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Drive up through your heels, rapidly extending your hips and pushing the dumbbells up and over your head using the momentum, until you reach full arm extension.
Lower the dumbbells back to your shoulders and repeat.
BEGINNER: 3×6 Fitness BENT-OVER ROW
Areas trained: UPPER BACK, SHOULDERS, BICEPS, CORE
With your knees slightly bent and your body bending forwards at the hips with your back straight and head up. hold a dumbbell in each hand, arms extended
towards the floor.
Row the dumbbells up to your chest, squeezing and retracting the shoulder blades and keeping arms tight into the body.
Slowly lower backdown keeping your core tight and elbows soft.
3×10 reps (2kg-4kg) INTERMEDIATE: 3×10 reps (4kg-6kg) ADVANCED: 3×10 reps (7kg-10kg) REST: 60 seconds between sets
SPRINTS ON THE SPOT
Area trained: FULL BODY
Continuously drive your knees up high while pumping your arms.
Areas trained: GLUTES, QUADS, CORE
Standing with a box in front of you. half-squat down to load up. then drive up through your heels to jump with both feet onto the box.
Fully extend your hips at the top of the box. then step down backwards and repeat.
Keep your shoulders directly above your hands throughout
The workout is split into two sections focused on getting you stronger and fitter, all while perfecting that all-important dead/ift
Start in a high plank position with your shoulders over your hands, core tight and hips low.
Drive your knees into your chest as fast as you can. alternating legs with each rep.
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