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What are some "power moves" for building more muscle and shedding those winter pounds?

Apr 9, 2013

“If I were to choose one movement for myself or for a client to do if fat loss was my main goal, I would recommend the squat-to-press. This can be done with dumbbells, a barbell, kettlebells, powerbag, whatever your pleasure. It's a common power exercise but can be used for hypertrophy (muscle size), fat loss, strength and endurance. The move targets all the muscles of the lower body; hips, glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps and calves to a lesser degree. The core and lower back fire the entire time to ensure proper torso position and balance, while the upper body muscles get the secondary part of the lift which is the push overhead. This is when the shoulders and traps, the upper chest and the triceps really get a good burn.”


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