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PERSONAL TRAINING | Getting In Better Shape Before Spring Break

Q. I want to get in better shape for spring break. What is the best way to shed some body fat in the next two months?

You first want to check your nutrition. If it is not spot on then don't worry about anything until you make nutrition priority number one. If nutrition is golden then you need to get two to three metabolic strength workouts in weekly. Think of these workouts as lifting weights at a fast pace to maximize calorie burn and raise metabolism all while not losing lean muscle mass. Do a circuit style routine in which you alternate between an upper and lower body exercise. Do 4-5 circuits like this each consisting of 8-12 reps of each exercise and keep a quick pace. Finish with some brief interval based conditioning for no more than 4 minutes.


ask an expert Hank Ebeling is the Owner and Lead Coach at H4 Training. His training systems have helped countless clients achieve their goals and get into the best shape of their lives. As a former football player and track athlete, Hank knows that hard work will lead to great results as long as you stay committed and consistent with your training. Hank has a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from University of Nevada-Las Vegas, and is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine. Hank has been in the training industry for 8+ years working on his craft at numerous health clubs and private training studios . With a passion for fitness, he strives to empower his athletes and clients with knowledge so that they may continue to improve throughout their lives.

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