8-Minute Lower Body Circuit Training

8-Minute Lower Body Circuit Training

Firm and tone your lower body with this fat-blasting circuit workout!

Circuit training keeps your heart rate up as you move from exercise to exercise, so you burn fat and tone up quickly! A circuit is the completion of all exercises in the routine, one after the other, with little to no rest between exercises. Each completed circuit is followed by a short rest period. This workout focuses on firming your thighs and glutes, all while burning excess body fat. Get ready to lunge and squat your way to a gorgeous lower body!

Equipment Needed: Yoga mat; one set of dumbbells of medium weight; interval timer

What To Do: Complete each exercise for the recommended amount of time or repetitions with little to no rest between exercises; rest 30 seconds or less after each complete circuit. Review the videos below for demonstrations of each exercise.

Beginner Level: Complete 1 circuit.
Intermediate Level: Complete 3 circuits.
Advanced Level: Complete 4 circuits.

Exercises:

1. High Knees, Run In Place – 20 seconds
2. Side Lunge – 10 reps each leg
3. High Knees, Run In Place – 20 seconds
4. Dumbbells Squats – 15 reps
5. High Knees, Run In Place – 20 seconds
6. Bent-Knee Dead Lift with Dumbbells – 15 reps

High Knees, Run in Place

Side Lunge

Dumbbell Squats

Bent-Knee Dead Lift with Dumbbells

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Source: skinnyms.com