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VALENTINA LEQUEUX’S FAT-SHREDDING LOWER-BODY ROUTINE

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You don’t get to 600,000-plus followers on Instagram by half-assing what you share with the world. Just like you don’t get the flawless body of Valentina Lequeux by going half-speed when you train. You get it by doing hard work. That’s the philosophy of the 32-year-old fitness guru. “It’s not easy,” she says. “I’m in the gym five days a week. I want to show the world what it takes to make a change and have an impact on my Instagram.”

At least once a week, Lequeux releases a video of her slaying her workouts either in the gym or on the beaches of South Florida. Born and raised in Argentina, Lequeux and her family moved to Boca Raton in hopes of a better future when she was just 11. A sports nut growing up, the Floridian became a fitness fiend on a quest to spread her tough-loving messages to followers who are looking for motivation in their lives.

With the recent launch of her new website, fitbyvalen.com—where she sells her custom-made resistance bands and delivers her daily workouts—Lequeux took time away from her growing social media presence to share her taxing legs workout.

LEQUEUX’S FAT SHREDDER WORKOUT ROUTINEUse this lower-body workout from Lequeux to tax your legs and incinerate fat.

EXERCISE 1

LEG EXTENSION How to

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sets, 30 rep, rest

EXERCISE 2

BODYWEIGHT SQUAT You’ll need: No Equipment How to

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sets, 30 reps, rest

EXERCISE 3

LEG PRESS You’ll need: Leg Press How to

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sets, 30, 40, 50, 60 reps, rest
*Decrease the weight each set.

EXERCISE 4

BARBELL HIP THRUST You’ll need: Barbell How to

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sets, 30 reps, rest

EXERCISE 5

DUMBBELL WALKING LUNGEYou’ll need: Dumbbells How to

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sets, 30 reps, rest

EXERCISE 6

STIFF-LEGGED DEADLIFT You’ll need: Barbell How to

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sets, 15, 12, 10, 8 reps, rest
**Increase the weight each set.

EXERCISE 7

BACK SQUAT You’ll need: Barbell How to

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sets, 10 reps, rest
***For these, be sure to go heavy.

EXERCISE 8

SLED PUSH How to

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sets, 1 min.reps 
BY CARLOS MEJIA