5 awesome workouts for building muscle and burning fat

The Perfect 30-Minute Workout: Build Muscle and Burn Fat at the Same Time
The Perfect 30-Minute Workout: Build Muscle and Burn Fat at the Same Time


When it comes to working out, there are several end results we may have in our heads in which we want to accomplish. From becoming healthier to feeling more energized to losing weight -- these results vary across the board. But for those of us who have the goal of burning fat and gaining muscle, we've got a few tricks of the fitness trade to help you along.

After all, if you're like us you probably want to be a lean, mean active machine and we've got the way to do it. Check out the 5 awesome workouts below for burning fat and building muscle -- and get to sweating! Trust us, you won't regret it.

1) Cold water swimming

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2) Yoga and body weight exercises

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3) Foam rolling and calisthenics

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4) Hiking


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5) Walking and sprinting

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For more workout inspiration, click through for our favorite celebs getting their sweat on at the gym:



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