The Best Workout Routine to Lose Fat Fast - The Fitness Cafe

March 24, 20174220

No one dreams of a deformed body. But getting rid of that stubborn fat is not a cakewalk. Finding the best workout routine that helps you shed fat really fast can be a challenging task. But submitting yourself to the belief “what cannot be cured, must be endured” would be a mistake. Instead, depending upon your age, gender, physical activity and medical history devise a routine for yourself that works out best in losing fat in no time. Consistency is the key to success. So stick to a routine and bid farewell to annoying fat.

Strategize your reps and sets from the below mentioned exercises to form the best workout routine. Also remember that workout with same exercises and intensity over time will stop showing desired results.


1. Planks

Lie down on a mat to form a bridge by resting your body weight on elbows and toes. Maintain the posture until you can keep your back straight. Rest after 2 to 3 minutes. The longer, the better. This easier said than done exercise involves bigger muscle groups and adding variations like running plank or side planks can double the benefits

Do 5 planks for 3 minute each (1 minute for beginners)

2. Burpees

From a standing position, come down on your hands and then crawl forward. Crawl backwards to the starting point and with hands in the air jump upwards. Now do again. You can opt different style of burpees as per your body’s ability but the key is doing it as fast as you can to pump your heartrate.

Do 10 reps for 3 sets

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3. Kettlebell Swings

Hold kettlebell in both hands and push your glutes backward. Lower your upper body. Bring the kettlebell behind the knees and a little above ground. Now thrust forward with your glutes. It recruits the core abdominal muscles.

Do 15 reps for 4 sets

4. V Crunches

This intense form of crunches works on core muscles very efficiently. Lie down on ground with arms rested overhead and feet together. Now elevate your arms and legs to form a V as you touch your feet without curling your back. Rest and go back.

Do 12 reps for 4 sets

5. Dumbbell Lunges

Hold dumbbells in both hands while standing straight. Step forward with right leg and bend to bring thighs parallel to ground. Hold and step back. Repeat with other leg. It encapsulates whole body muscles.

Do 10 reps for 3 sets


6. Goblet Squats

Hold a dumbbell at chest level between your palms. With feet little wider than shoulders, lower down while pushing your hips back out. While you bend, check that your knees should not go over the toes.

Do 15 reps for 3 sets

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7. Barbell Deadlift

With shoulder-width overhand grip, lift the barbell up to hip level with straight legs and without arching the back. Lower down the barbell slowly, pause and lift again. Make sure that you maintain the form throughout. This exercise is most beneficial in building body strength and muscle mass.

Do 15 reps for 3 sets

8. Skipping

This is a great fat burning regime. Start by holding the rope tightly at hip level. Move the rope using wrists and forearms, evenly jump 2-3 inches off the ground. Practice small jumps, focus on form and you can do this once a day. Remember to do it as fast as you can.

Do 5 min for 3 sets

9. Mountain Climbers

This exercise is for burning calories quickly and building core strength. Start by putting hands and legs on the floor with legs pushed back. Extend the elbows and keeping one leg straight bring the other towards mid-section. Repeat with the other leg.

Do 20 reps for 3 sets

10. Plates Twist

Sit on floor while holding plate with both hands right in front of your abdominal. Push your upper body slightly back and feet little above the ground. Twist your arms sideways along the waistline to touch the ground. Keep the motion smooth to avoid any injuries.

Do 20 reps for 4 sets

11. Clap Push-ups

Clap push-ups is an extensive form of regular push-ups. Maintaining standard push-up position, lift your hands up while keeping the body weight on your toes. Make an energetic clap with your hands and return to starting position. This exercise requires great strength.

Do 10 reps for 4 sets.


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