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[1]Comparative study of 10 years of 400 reports to share that cardio and strength training together make the most effective fitness plan for fat-burning, muscle building & health: Garber, Carol Ewing Ph.D. et al. Quantity and Quality of Exercise for Developing and Maintaining Cardiorespiratory, Musculoskeletal, and Neuromotor Fitness in Apparently Healthy Adults: Guidance for Prescribing Exercise. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise: July 2011; 43(7):1334-1359

 [2] The fat-burning & muscle building power of concurrent strength training with intervals: Davis, et. al. Concurrent training enhances athletes’ strength, muscle endurance, and other measures. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. September 2008;22(5):1487–1502.

[3]Strength and Fitness, Upper body compound movement, workout structure, tempo and progression: Faehnle, Ryan. Personal Coaching. Mar. – Aug, 2014.

 [4]Lower body glute compound movement: Bret Contreras MS CSCS and Kellie Davis. Strong Curves: A Woman’s Guide to Building a Better Butt and Body. Victory Belt Publishing, 2013

 [5]Best exercises to activate Glute Muscle: John Porcari, Ph.D. et al. Glutes Study 2006. ACE FitnessMatters. January/February 2006.

 [6]Altering the tempo of your movements gives you better strength results: Hilliard-Robertson PC et al. Strength gains following different combined concentric and eccentric exercise regimens. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2003 Apr;74(4):342-7.

 [7]Get the best fitness “bang for your buck”…by working your posterior chain: Ferriss, Timothy. The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman. Crown Publishing, 2010.

 [8]Get greater belly fatloss results with interval exercise: Brian A. Irving, Ph.D. et al. Effect of exercise training intensity on abdominal visceral fat and body composition. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009.

 [9]Compound moves give excellent fitness results: Gentil P et al. Effect of adding single-joint exercises to a multi-joint exercise resistance-training program on strength and hypertrophy in untrained subjects. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2013 Mar;38(3):341-4.

 [10]Dancing with your Pleasure Center, aka “doing squats” and large muscle group exercises…makes you feel sexier (a national health crisis it appears) by increasing testosterone and HGH (human growth hormone): Genie James M.M.Sc. and M.D. C. W. Randolph Jr. M.D. In the Mood Again: Use the Power of Healthy Hormones to Reboot Your Sex Life – at Any Age. Simon & Schuster, 2009.

 [11]Low load weights give comparatively better muscle-building results: Burd NA et al. Low-load high volume resistance exercise stimulates muscle protein synthesis more than high-load volume resistance exercise in young men. PLoS One. 2010 Aug 9;5(8):e12033. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0012033.
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