2022 Late Winter Upper Body Routine

This two-part routine is late out of the gate. Soon I will be posting my 2022 Early Spring routines.

  1. Hammer Curl Chest Press on Floor (10 pounds – 12 reps)
  2. Sideways Pull with Doubled Band (like skier) – Bent forward pull band apart then pull elbows in by side squeeze back (12-15 reps)
  3. DB Curl with DBs touching (8 pounds – 12 reps)
  4. Alternating Tricep Extension – Arm above head keep elbow pointing up – alternately extend arms toward ceiling (5 pounds – 12 reps)
  5. DB Upright Row – DBs in front of body palms facing you – lift elbows up to reach shoulders – wrist stays below elbows (5 pounds – 12 reps)

Butt kicks (30 seconds)

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Leg Raises (15 reps)

Quick alternate Step-ups on risers (30 seconds) (Start with one riser then try 2)

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Russian Twist with Flutter Kicks (If challenging do them separate) (15 reps)

Author: Christina Bruni

Christina Bruni is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Left of the Dial. She contributed a chapter "Recovery is Within Reach" to Benessere Psicologico: Contemporary Thought on Italian American Mental Health. As well as an author and activist, Bruni is an artist and athlete.

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