SparkPeople Total Body Sculpting with Coach Nicole
What you’ll need: A pair of 3- to 8-pound dumbbells, a yoga mat, a chair
Calories burned: 379 per 69-minute workout
The skinny: Not only is instructor Nicole Nichols like « the girl from work who you hit the gym with, » but also her backup demonstrators are « refreshingly normal-size. » Nichols leads you through three short, effective routines — strength, barre, and a fat-burning circuit — totaling about an hour at a pace at which « everyone should be able to keep up. » Multitasking moves, like the pli? squat with a heel lift, make it feel as if you aren’t wasting a second.
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