To put the quality-over-quantity prescription into practice, replace your usual cardio workout with this plan, created by Los Angeles trainer Valerie Waters and melt fat fast! Get more celebrity workout routines by Valerie Waters.
How it works
Do each cardio workout twice a week for a total of 6 cardio sessions. If you have time for only 4 in a week, add cardio workout A to either B or C (shouldn't be a chore—it's just 10 minutes long!).
A jump rope and a 6- to 8-pound weighted ball or dumbbell.
•Get Cardio Workout A: The 10-Minute Sculpting Blast
•Get Cardio Workout B: The 20-Minute Meltdown
•Get Cardio Workout C: The 45-Minute Scorcher