Dumbbell step-up A

When your goal is to torch kilojoules in a hurry, the secret is to do sets of two moves back-to-back with no rest. Trainers call this a "superset", and it can increase your metabolic rate by 13 per cent. For this workout, designed by strength and conditioning expert Craig Ballantyne, you need a pair of 2 to 5-kilogram dumbbells, a fitness ball and a bench or step

Hold dumbbells and stand facing a bench or step. Put your left foot on bench. Click for next step.

Dec 8, 2009

Last-minute beach body

Oh dear - you left it to the last minute too? Fear not, there's time yet to shed some fat and tone up with this fast, effective workout.