The 5 Best Strength Moves for Weight Loss

Do this tone-up-all-over strength workout 2–3 times per week, leaving at least a day's rest in between.
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Step-Up With Bicep Curl

Works quadriceps, hamstrings, butt, abs, biceps

A. Stand with left foot on a sturdy bench or step, a 5-pound weight in each hand.

B. With weight on left foot, lift to standing on the step, right thigh raised so it’s parallel to floor; at the same time, curl weights up toward shoulders. Return to starting position. Do 15 reps, then switch sides and repeat. Do 3 sets.

Next: Dolphin Plank

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