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This Quick Full-Body Workout Leaves No Muscle Behind

All you need is dumbbells and 30 minutes for a workout that challenges your whole body with an emphasis on your abs.

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This workout has two parts: Circuit A (the full-body workout) and Circuit B (the targeted core circuit).

Here's how it works:

1. Do 5 complete rounds of Circuit A, resting 60 seconds after each round.

2. Do 3 rounds of Circuit B, resting 60 seconds after each round.

3. You've completed the Full-Body + Core workout!

Do 8 reverse lunges (per side):

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• Keep your chest up and back straight.

• Don't let your back leg touch the floor.

• Push through the heel of your front foot to return to standing.

Do 8 split stance bent-over single-arm rows (per side):

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• Keep the back straight.

• Don't move the torso.

• Keep your elbow over the dumbbell throughout the movement.

Do 10 to 12 rocking planks:

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• Keep your hips as level as your mobility allows while moving forward and backward.

• Don't let your back arch or your hips sink,

• Squeeze the glutes,

Do 10 to 12 bicycle crunches:

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• Contract your abs to keep your torso up.

• Twist from your core and torso.

• Keep your elbows in line with your ears.

• Extend each leg fully at 45 degrees from floor.

• Don't pull or strain with your neck muscles or twist by just moving your arms.

A few things to know about this workout:

• This workout is part of BuzzFeed's Get Fit Summer Challenge — four weeks worth of strength and cardio workouts designed by trainer Jessi Kneeland of ReModel Fitness, along with four weeks worth of healthy recipes customized to your caloric needs. Learn how to do the challenge here and jump into it anytime.

• When selecting which dumbbells to start with, there's a simple rule of thumb: Choose a weight you can lift with perfect form for the number of reps prescribed plus one or two more. If you think you can do more than two additional reps with perfect form, you should go up in weight.

• The dumbbell exercises can be done as bodyweight-only exercises if they're too challenging to do as written (or if you don't have access to weights).

Special thanks to our fitness models Noelle Nieva and Josh Martinez, and to Rogue Fitness for providing dumbbells.

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