The Indoor Cardio Drill That Scorches Fat

Dec 12 / Build Muscle

Sprinting is a great way to sizzle fat, but you don't need to head to a track or jump on a treadmill to do it. All you need is 6 feet of floor space and an exercise called the sprinter to get a quick cardio blast.  "Even though you won't physically move forward when performing this move, the key is to explode out of the starting position just like a sprinter," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S. and owner of musclemorphosis.com. The reason: The fast snap of your hips activates your fast-twitch muscle fibers—the ones that burn the most calories, he says.  Performing rep after rep of the explosive move...

Sprinting is a great way to sizzle fat, but you don't need to head to a track or jump on a treadmill to do it. All you need is 6 feet of floor space and an exercise called the sprinter to get a quick cardio blast. 

"Even though you won't physically move forward when performing this move, the key is to explode out of the starting position just like a sprinter," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S. and owner of musclemorphosis.com. The reason: The fast snap of your hips activates your fast-twitch muscle fibers—the ones that burn the most calories, he says. 

Performing rep after rep of the explosive move for 30 seconds will crank up your heart rate, make your legs burn, and leave you sweating buckets. Ready to try it? Watch the video above to learn how to perform the sprinter with perfect form.