2023 Late Winter Upper Body Routine

  1. Alternating shoulder press (keep elbows forward & press straight up to ceiling) (left side first) 8-10 pounds 12 reps
  2. Alternating bent-over row (hinge at hips – keep legs straight – alternately pull dumbbells up to side to squeeze back) 10 pounds 12 reps
  3. Alternating DB chest press on floor (hold DBs diagonal – press DBs straight up to ceiling) 10 pounds 12 reps
  4. Tricep kickback (hinge at hips – lift elbows – and repeatedly extend and bend elbow to squeeze tricep – only elbows move) 5 pounds 12-15 reps
  5. Resistance band bicep curl (one leg on middle of band curl both arms together) 12-15 reps


Mountain climbers (25 seconds)


Russian Twists with medicine ball (slow) 15 twists

Jumping jacks (30 jumps)


Ab crunches – tuck elbows &knees together holding 5 pound DB (12-15)

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