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  • Smart moves

    For better fitness results, choose exercises that work multiple muscles, trainers say
  • The biggest barrier to working out is time. So fitness trainers hate to see anyone frittering away precious workout periods or filling them with less-than-effective exercises. Actually, it makes them crazy.
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  • The biggest barrier to working out is time. So fitness trainers hate to see anyone frittering away precious workout periods or filling them with less-than-effective exercises. Actually, it makes them crazy.
    We asked a few trainers to point out things they see in the workout world that they really wish they didn't.
    The chief culprit of wasted workout time is the cellphone.
    "It drives me bananas," says John Benz, co-owner of a CrossFit gym in Kansas City, Mo. "If you can talk on the phone or text, your workout isn't intense enough."
    Bottom line: If you aren't actually working out during your workout, you can't claim a workout.
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