Unless you are already lean, at least part of your reason for exercising is that you want to burn fat and get ripped. For many people, this means doing more cardio. For others, cardio is kind of dull and is contradictory if you are trying to gain or maintain muscle.
Thankfully, there are several things you can do to turbocharge your weights workouts and burn more fat without resorting to traditional cardio.
1. Upper body/lower body supersets
Strength training workouts invariably involve more resting than they do exercising – not a good way to burn a lot of calories. For every exercise you perform, you probably rest the same amount of time or even longer.
You can make better use of your time and burn more calories by arranging your workout into upper body and lower body supersets:
– Bench press and lunges
– Lat pull-down and step ups
– Overhead press and squats….