After this weekend's challenge, your body won't know what hit it. That's because Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of The IMPACT! Body Plan combined a grueling upper-body strength move that hammers your shoulders with an explosive lower-body exercise that crushes your legs. The end result: a one-two punch that'll leave your heart pounding and your muscles burning.
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Think you can conquer this challenge? Then watch the video below to see Durkin perform the two-move drill. He completed two rounds in 1 minute and 36 seconds. What was your time? Let us know in the comments below.
How to do it: Grab a stopwatch. Perform the two exercises back-to-back, moving from one exercise to the next without rest. Repeat for a total of two rounds.
Stand tall and hold a pair of 25-pound dumbbells in front of your chest with your palms facing in. Press the weights overhead, rotating your wrists so that your palms face forward. Lower the dumbbells in front of your chest so your palms face you again. That's 1 rep. Do 12.
Stand on your left foot with your left knee slightly bent and your right foot slightly off the floor. Lower your body toward the floor, and then bound to your right by jumping off your left leg. Land on your right foot and bring your left foot behind your right. That's 1 rep. On your next rep, reverse the movement back toward the left, landing on your left foot. Complete 24 reps total.
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