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GYM: Back & Arms + Cardio
Chest & Arms + Quick HIIT Cardio
- Chest Press – 12,10,8,8 reps
- Incline Push ups – 10 reps – 4 sets
- Alternating Seated Curls – 8 reps each arm – 4 sets
- Tricep Dips – until failure – 3 sets
Trisest – Perform each exercise back to back only resting between sets – 4 sets
- Bicep Curl Variation – 10 reps
- Tricep Kick Backs – 10 reps each arm
- Underhand Front Raise – 8 reps each arm
10 min stairs – 10 min run
Lay flat on a bench with a dumbbell in each hand. Slowly bring the dumbbells down towards your chest till you feel a good stretch keeping your palms facing away from you. Your elbows should be about 45 degrees out from your torso.
Incline Push ups
Position your hands in a wide stance on the bench being sure to keep your back straight. Keep your elbows wide as you lower and push up.
Alternating Seated Curls
Position yourself seated on a bench with a dumbbell in each hand. Curl the dumbbell up towards your chest turning your hand over so your palm is facing you, and bringing in back down to your side slow and controlled. Doing this slowly and controlled with ensure that you are not swinging the dumbbell up and will focus all of the movement on your biceps. Make sure you are bracing your core and keeping it tight to avoid arching your back.
You can do this exercise bodyweight on a free dip rack, with a dip machine, or on an assisted dip rack. If you are doing these on an assisted rack you will have your knees on a platform with a set weight helping you. Hold yourself up with your arms straight on the handles and lower your arms to a 90 degree angle and push through the triceps till you reach full extension flexing the triceps at the top position. Be sure not to lower your body too low past the 90 degrees.
Bicep Curl Variation
Stand with your feet about hips width apart and a dumbbell in each hand. This variation has both normal bicep curls and hammer curls. At the top of each rep your are going to turn your wrist over from your palms facing up, to have them facing each other to go from normal curls to hammer curls. Start with your palms both facing up, curl the weight up till your arms are in a 90 degree angle, rotate your wrists so your in hammer curl form and lower the weights, curl them back up the same way and rotate again.
Tricep Kick Backs
Stand with your feet slightly staggered and your torso bent over about 45 degrees. Hold a dumbbell in one hand and the other leaning on your leg, a bench or something else. Bring your elbow up so your arm is bent 90 degrees and bring the dumbbell back straight in line with your arm. Slowly bring the dumbbell back down and repeat.
Underhand Front Raise
Sit at the end of a bench or stand with your feet about hips width apart with a dumbbell in each hand. Tighten your core and make sure your lower back is not arched. With your palms facing up and your arms straight, bring the dumbbell up and slightly across your body. Slowly bring it back down your side and alternate arms.