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30 minute fat-burning workout for upper body – new Sweaty 30 series

You’ve been asking for fat-burning workouts and we’ve enlisted HealthistTV special guest, Helle Hammonds founder and CEO of GymClass to deliver

This sweat-inducing workout designed and delivered by Helle Hammonds of GymClass focuses on using the upper body to quickly burn off fat.  Helle has long been praised for her effectiveness with motivation and professional-level sculpting techniques. Like GymClass, this time-efficient workout is high intensity but yields results.

The routine begins with a short warm-up and is followed by four different sections with small rests between.

Short warm-up

  1. Backward lunges alternating sides
  2. Inch worms
  3. Shake it out

First section

  1. Body weight squats
  2. 30 seconds of body weight push ups (if you want to make it easier bring your knees down)
  3. Squat and over head press to work your shoulders without any equipments
  4. Pike push ups (or hold a pike position)
  5. Tricep dips 
  6. Shake it out for 10 seconds 

Repeat three times

Second section:

1.Plank position with feet apart

  • bring one hand on the shoulder and tap, then bring the hands to the knee and tap. Do it with both hands
  • jump in and jump out, then push up

2. Backwards lunge with overhead presses

Repeat three times

Third section:

  1. Plank jacks
  2. Plank and lift alternating arms (use weight if possible)
  3. Plank to elbows
  4. Spidermans (plank knees to elbows)

Repeat three times

The finisher:

Do two moves for four minutes, 20 seconds per move followed by 20 seconds rest and repeat four times:

  1. Star jumps then dips to toes (or jumping jacks)
  2. Chest to the floor burpees with drop downs

 

Helle Hammonds GymClass Sweaty Thirty by Healthista bioHelle Hammonds, 38, founded London’s leading group fitness studio – GymClass in 2014. She wanted to create a gym that not only encouraged those intimidated by fitness to come in, but to also re-programme those who visited daily striving for that size six frame. Helle wanted to make it clear that exercising is about getting stronger, building leaner muscles, strengthening the core, interacting socially, and living a healthier and happier lifestyle. Helle spent a number of years working at renowned gyms across London, learning and gaining experience, before opening her first studio in Holland Park in 2014. Helle has personally designed the GymClass workout to deliver distinct results in building fitness faster, sculpting leaner muscles, melting stubborn fat and strengthening the core.

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