Since storming the NBA in 2003, Carmelo Anthony has continuously worked to shed body fat and increase muscle mass. "I've lost a lot of weight and have gotten in great shape," says the lean version of the three-time NBA All-Star. "I've toned up and lost all of my baby fat."
Carmelo's game has soared due to his lighter frame and improved endurance. Says Nuggets strength coach Steve Hess, "We've discovered that Carmelo between 228 and 233 pounds at seven percent body fat is unguardable."
Carmelo achieved his ripped status by keeping his heart rate elevated through high-rep strength circuits like the one below. He performs this circuit two to three times with minimal rest between exercises and two-minute breaks between circuits.
|Standing Cable Fly/Chest Press Combo||16 each movement||10|
|Standing Cable Row||16||10|
|Machine Push Press||16||10|
|Physioball Rear Delt Raise||16||10|
|Stability Pad Bicep Curl||16||10|
|Single-Leg, Single-Arm Cable Row With Tricep Extension||16 each side||10|
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