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I love my backyard workouts in the summer when the heat is on! It’s added sweat, sun, and vitamin D. One of my favorites to do is one that I call Crazy 8s. Here it is! You’ll need a medicine ball. I do three rounds of eight reps each, resting 20-30 seconds between exercises and one to two minutes between rounds to sweat in my own backyard and blast fat.

Warm up and stretch for five minutes. If you don’t have a warm-up routine of your own, try this basic version!

Wall Ball: Toss your medicine ball against a fence or brick wall. You can also do kettlebell swings in place of this and can sub dumbbells for a kettlebell.

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Rotating Medicine Ball Pushups: Place one hand on the ball and complete a pushup. Roll the ball to switch hands and repeat for a set of eight.

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Box Jump: Jump onto your deck or a platform. You can also substitute for a plyometric jump.

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Tricep Dips: You can do these on a bench or chair.

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Knee-Ins: Using a swing, put your feet on swing and get in plank position. They are similar to these gliding knee tucks as you perform knee-ins on the swing.

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Split Lunges: Using the swing again, put one foot on the swing for split lunges, similar to this split lunch on stairs. Switch feet and repeat on the other side.

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Sprint and Crab Run: Sprint longest length of your yard and return back doing crab run. Repeat this for eight sprints.

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Cool down for 5 minutes and stretch. You’ve completed my backyard fat blaster!