Upper body strength training workout that burns calories and keeps your metabolic rate high. Home workout for women and moms.
Who needs a gym? With this upper body strength training workout, you can tone your entire body with a focus on the upper body. Our at home strength training workout will get your heart rate up while building metabolism-boosting muscle. Get your sweat on anytime you want!
Grab your free weights for this workout as we are going to be building upper body strength, plus get a great cardio in too as we jump squat into the next move.
*disclaimer: make sure to consult with your doctor before trying anything new with your workout routine.
Your metabolism will be revved up for hours after this workout.
The key to weight loss and overall body strength is MUSCLE!!
A few benefits of strength training:
burns calories and keeps your metabolic rate high
strengthens your joints, lowers cholesterol & improves your sleep
teaches you persistence, responsibility & builds self-confidence
Building muscle and losing fat does take time! So you do have to be patient. All the time and effort you put into being consistent with your workouts and keeping a relatively clean diet, you will get there! You will reach your fitness goals.
Depending on your before and current fitness level this workout can be modified to be safe for pregnancy; check with your doctor. This workout is great to build upper body strength which is important to hold that cute little baby, right.
Here is your workout breakdown.
Don’t forget to PIN this workout!
purely training upper body workout 56 (click for printable)
B-fits (beginner peeps): Use bodyweight or light weights. Do 5 jump squats instead of 10. And can do 1-2 rounds instead of 3.
A-fits (advanced peeps): Push yourself with limiting your breaks. Use moderate weight. Squat low in the jump squats and really power up. Can do 4 rounds.
FIT moms (pregnancy recommendations) : Go at a slower pace. Follow along with Lori. Do 1 or 2 round if 3 rounds is too much. Use light (or moderate) weights or even bodyweight. Can omit the jump squats and do just squats. Safe for first trimester. For second trimester suggest doing the cross plank pulls doing as side plank pulls.
Get yourself warmed up and come work out with us.
Now you should be feeling strong and confident! Your arms should be on fire!
Don’t you just love the way you feel after a good workout?
Be courageous and strong. Your courage is what counts. xo
Do you like lifting weights?
Lori and Michelle
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