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Take fat burn a notch higher with this Yasmin Karachiwala’s cardio routine

Published on:23 August 2021, 16:48pm IST
If you are looking to raise your heart rate and feel the extra burn, then don’t forget to try out this fabulous routine by celebrity fitness instructor Yasmin Karachiwala.
Geetika Sachdev
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Exercise and burn that fat with Yasmin Karachiwala. Image courtesy: Yasmin Karachiwala | Facebook

Are you someone who misses out on exercise due to paucity of time? Or is it that you’re bored of your regular workouts? If that’s the case, wait till you add some spice with this routine recommended by celebrity fitness instructor Yasmin Karachiwala, on her recent Instagram post. This routine is all about getting cardio for fat burn and raises your heart levels like crazy! That’s because you can wear weights on your wrists or ankles to take the workout a notch higher. 

So, ready to begin?

Check it out for yourself:

1. Scissors + cross jacks: 3 sets + 10 reps each

Here’s how to do it:

  • Jump up, and while you are in the air, you can cross your arms right in front of your chest, making sure you scissor your legs underneath you.
  • Before you land, make sure you open your arms and legs back out and land softly.
  • Repeat again.
  • With each jump, you can alternate your arm/leg.

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2. Squats with upper cut x 4 + punch x 4: 3 sets x 10 each

Here’s how to do it:

  • Stand with your feet a little more than shoulder-width apart, with your arms bent and hands facing your body at shoulder level.
  • Bend your knees until your thighs are parallel to the floor.
  • Straighten your legs to return to the starting position, bringing one arm up in front of your face for an uppercut. Punch ahead in this position.
  • Return the arm to the starting position, and bend knees until thighs are parallel to the floor.
  • Straighten legs to return to starting position, bringing the other arm up in front of your face for an uppercut. Punch ahead.
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Cardio is the key to lose weight! Image courtesy: Shutterstock
3. Lateral elbow to knee + kick: 3 sets x 10 each

Here’s how to do it:

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  • Keep your spine, head, and neck neutral and aligned, and engage your core and glutes.
  • Put your hands behind your head, breathe out as you bring your knee toward the elbow. Inhale as you extend your hand and touch the alternate leg, while raising it.
  • Be careful not to arch your back

Geetika Sachdev Geetika Sachdev

An independent writer and journalist, Geetika loves sharp and fresh humour, just like her coffee! If not writing, you'll find her cafe-hopping and raiding the best book stores in town.