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Weights for muscle toning

Adding training with weights to your cardio program is potentially the best way to experience the benefit of toning. Weights will help to increase your metabolism, sending fat loss into high gear, as well as helping to improve the shape and appearance of your muscles, so what's left is a nicely toned body. When performing your training with weights, be sure to lift as heavy as possible because this is what will help you derive the most positive benefits.

Circuit training
One excellent benefit of circuit training exercises is that they will burn a great deal of calories per session. Because you will hardly be resting at all when you perform your circuit training exercises, it will be comparable to performing a cardio session.
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Dumbell exercises
The various exercises with dumbbells that you can include are bicep curls, shoulder press, lunges, squats, calf raises, lateral and frontal raises, and tricep kickbacks.
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Muscle training
Muscle training will also increase the metabolism so you can burn more body fat, thus allowing you to become leaning so you can see the toning benefits further.
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