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1 Workout, 2 Times the Results

These hybrid workouts will torch calories, chase away boredom, and reshape your physique

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Exercise has many perks—and you want them all! Flat abs, toned arms, and a tight tush, plus a burst of endorphin-fueled energy and a calmer, less-stressed mind. But it's hard to get that range of benefits from any one type of workout.

Enter fusion fitness—workouts that combine at least two different disciplines (boxing and Pilates; running and strength training; or yoga and cardio, to give just a few examples).

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"Fusion classes are hugely popular because they make the most of your time at the gym," says Pat Soley, group exercise director at The Sports Club/LA in Los Angeles. The fresh mix-ups not only challenge your muscles in new ways, ramping up your calorie burn, but also keep you motivated by spicing up been-there-done-that routines.

Even if your gym doesn't offer these combos, you can still multitask your way to a leaner body and happier mind on your own. Here's how.

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