The Best Total Body Workout: Lose 10 Inches in 10 Days
Yes, it is possible. You can lose 10 inches in 10 days only if you do the right workout. The thing is, you have to do this exercises six days a week (four if you’re strapped for time), and following each strength session with 30 to 60 minutes of cardio, and that’s how you could lose up to 10 inches over your whole body in 10 days.
Target body parts are the shoulders, chest, sides, core, glutes, inner thighs and hamstrings.
Start on all fours, with your hands placed right over left directly below chest, knees slightly wider than hip-width apart and feet pointing out (A). Pull the abs in, lift the right leg and extend it out diagonally from body (B). Return to start. You need to do 30 to 40 reps.
Mini squat with leg extension
Target body parts are the shoulders, upper back, chest, arms, core, glutes, quads and hamstrings.
Firts, you need to start in down dog, with your knees slightly bent and your legs in a wide stance. Lift the right foot, tuck the right leg in toward chest (think mountain climber), allowing left leg to bend deeper (A). Straighten left leg as you extend right leg up to ceiling (B). Return to start. You need to do 30 to 40 reps.
Plank with arm/leg lift
Target body parts are the upper back, chest, sides, core and the glutes.
Firstly, start in plank with your both legs slightly wider than hip-width (A). Then, lift your left arm out to side while raising right leg diagonally away from body until both arm and leg are higher than back (B.) Pulse up for 30 to 40 reps.
Stretch, bend and kick
Target body parts are the chest, abs, glutes and hamstrings.
You need to start on all fours with right leg extended straight back, resting tips of left toes on ground (A). Bend the right leg and tuck it behind left knee (B). Bend the elbows, drop chest to ground and extend right leg straight up (C). Press chest back up until arms are straight while lowering right leg back to start. You need to do 30 to 40 reps.
Side hip drop and kick
Target body parts are the shoulders, upper back, core, glutes and outer thighs.
For this exercise you need to start kneeling; reach left hand to floor so it’s in line with left knee. Then, place the right hand along the right leg. (Keep chest up and left arm straight). With hips stacked, lower them to 6 inches off the floor (A). Push hips back to start as you extend right leg straight out to side (B). You need to do 30 to 40 reps.
Army crawl leg extension
Target body parts are the shoulders, back, chest, abs, glutes and inner thighs.
You need to lie facedown with hands under shoulders, elbows bent, right leg at 90 degrees with inner thigh on the floor and left leg extended straight back on the floor (A). Then push up until arms are straight, bend left leg until kneeling (keep foot off the floor) and extend right leg straight back (B). Lower down, pulling right knee back into a 90-degree angle. Return to start. Repeat this exercises 30 to 40 times.
All-fours leg swing
Target body parts are the back, chest, arms, sides, glutes and outer thighs .
You need to start on all fours with hands in fists. Extend right leg straight back, reaching lower leg toward left side. In one fluid motion, drop your left forearm to the ground (A) and swing right leg out to right side as leg fully extends (B). Return to start. Do 30 to 40 reps from this exercise.
Grand plie with kick
Target body parts are the back, chest, arms, abs, glutes, inner thighs, quads and hamstrings.
You need to stand with heels together and toes pointed out. Lower hips down while allowing knees to open and heels to rise (A). Drop down to kneeling position (B). Place hands on the ground and extend right leg straight back, then lift (C). Perform entire movement in reverse. Do 30 to 40 reps from this exercise.