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10 Minutes Is All It Takes To Complete This Upper Body Workout For Women

Upper body workout: Women often tend to get away with workouts that target the upper body and those that involve weight lifiting. However, it is important you don't neglect them, especially if you want to get a stronger and toned body.

10 Minutes Is All It Takes To Complete This Upper Body Workout For Women

The workout can strengthen your arms, chest and back

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Watch Kayla Itsine's Insta video to see how each exercise is done
  2. A pair of dumbbells is all you need for this workout
  3. The workout can improve your overall body strength

Training the upper body is something that most women don't enjoy. For many, the upper body is not the target area. The focus is usually on getting toned abs and thighs and a flat stomach. However, weight lifting is as important as cardio, for both men and women. Not only can it make your arms and chest more toned, it can also improve your posture and make you stronger. At least once a week of your workouts must be dedicated to weight lifting target your upper body.

Sharing one such quick yet effective workout is celebrity fitness trainer Kayla Itsines on Instagram. "For the ladies who dread upper body day, this is for you!" she writes in her post.

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"I understand that not everyone enjoys training the upper body, but it's important that we don't neglect it, in order to improve your overall body strength," she adds.

The workout includes a total of six exercises that will work on your arms and chest. All you need is a pair of dumbbells to these exercises. One lap of the workout can be completed in 10 minutes. You can keep a gap of 30 seconds between each exercises. Do 3 laps to complete the workout.

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6 exercises that are included in upper body workout for women by Kayla Itsines

  • Chest Press - 12 reps
  • Skull Crusher - 15 reps
  • Bent-Over Row - 24 reps
  • Alternating Bicep Curl - 30 reps (15 each side)
  • Shoulder Press - 15 reps
  • Side to Front Raise - 15 reps

Watch the video below to see how each exercise is done. It is important to learn the right technique of the exercises to make them effective. These exercises can help in toning your arms, upper back, shoulders and chest.

QUICK UPPER BODY For the ladies who dread upper body day, this is for you! I understand that not everyone enjoys training the upper body, but it's important that we don't neglect it, in order to improve your overall body strength. Try this 10 minute upper body workout that will make you SWEAT! All you need is a mat and a pair of dumbbells. ⠀⠀⠀ Chest Press - 12 reps Skull Crusher - 15 reps Bent-Over Row - 24 reps Alternating Bicep Curl - 30 reps (15 each side) Shoulder Press - 15 reps Side to Front Raise - 15 reps ⠀⠀⠀ Set a timer for 10 minutes and complete as many laps as possible! ⠀⠀⠀ For more upper body workouts like this, download the SWEAT app to get started now! ⠀⠀⠀ www.kaylaitsines.com/SWEATchallenge ⠀⠀⠀ #BBG #SWEATchallenge #strongertogether

A post shared by KAYLA ITSINES (@kayla_itsines) on

Try these for your evening workout today!


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