Workout Routines

The Post-Thanksgiving, Full-body Dumbbell Workout

Overeat during Thanksgiving break? Get back on track with this 15-minute workout guaranteed to burn calories and help you burn off that gluttony.

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Duration 30
Exercises 5
Equipment Yes

Overindulge during Thanksgiving dinner? Get back on track with a hardcore circuit.

If you’ve got a set of dumbbells at home, or a wall-length rack at your gym, you can get in and out fast with this routine. You can use the same pair of dumbbells for every exercise.


Perform the exercises as a circuit. Do one set of each exercise without rest in-between. After completing each set, rest one minute, then repeat for three total circuits.

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Today's Workout The 15-minute, post-Thanksgiving, full-body dumbbell workout (Do 3 circuits)

Exercise 1.

Clean and Press You'll need: Medicine Ball How to
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-- sets
6-8 reps
0 sec. rest

Exercise 2.

Squat You'll need: Squat Rack How to
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-- sets
12-15 reps
0 sec. rest

Exercise 3.

Romanian Deadlift You'll need: Barbell How to
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-- sets
12-15 reps
0 sec. rest

Exercise 4.

Dumbbell Row You'll need: Dumbbells How to
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-- sets
4-6 reps
0 sec. rest

Exercise 5.

Pushup How to
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-- sets
To failure reps
60 sec. rest