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1-hour workout to tone upper body

1-hour workout to tone upper body

Summer has officially arrived and the saying, “sun’s out guns out,” has become a reality. If you’re looking for an easy to follow workout West Kept Secret has got you covered with this low impact, high-burn arm workout routine to trim and tone your arms!

Equipment needed: one light resistance band/yoga mat
Warm Up: 1-mile run warm-up (either outdoors or on a treadmill)
Interval:  Filthy Fifty: Complete 50 reps of each movement
Cool Down: 1-mile run cooldown (either outdoors or on a treadmill)
Movements:

First, we will start off with 10 Narrow Push-Ups

  1. Start in a plank position on your palms the distance of the yoga mat. Bend your elbows, while trying to touch your chest to the ground.

Second, we will go into 50 Front Shoulder Pulses

  1. Step into the band with one leg in front. Make sure your weight is centered. Lift arms up in line with the shoulders. Pulse them up an inch and down an inch for 50 reps.

Next, 50 Scissor Shoulder Pulses

  1. Step into the band with one leg in front. Make sure your weight is centered. Lift arms up in line with the shoulders. Criss-cross them over top of one another for 50 reps.

Then, move into 50 Bicep Curls

  1. Step into the band with one leg in front. Make sure your weight is centered. Lift arms up in line with the shoulders and bend them in and out for 50 reps.

Now 50 Tricep Pulses

  1. Step into the band with both legs. Make sure your weight is centered. Lift arms up overhead and turn the palms inward towards each other. Bend and extend the arms up and down for 50 reps.

Finally, to end the circuit finish off with 10 Wide Push-Ups

  1. Start in a plank position on your palms wider than the distance of the yoga mat. Bend your elbows, while trying to touch your chest to the ground.

Marissa West, Founder, and Creator of West Kept Secret, ACE CPT, Charlotte, NC

Angie Baquedanohttps://ewpclt.com
Angie Baquedano is EWP's Creative Content Coordinator and Editor. Angie graduated from UNC Charlotte with a Bachelors in English Creative Writing and a double minor in Journalism and Children's Literature. After moving to Charlotte four years ago she dedicated herself to spending each waking moment enjoying and exploring the Queen city. When Angie isn’t working she can be found traveling, painting, or discovering a new favorite hobby.

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