Upper Body Workouts

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  • Two women in the gym doing a press up on dumbbells
    Workouts

    5 fundamental strength training exercises you should include in every workout

  • Alice Miller doing a box press up
    Workouts

    Box press-ups are the gentler way to build chest, shoulder and arm strength

  • A woman stretching her upper body in the gym
    Workouts

    This often-forgotten upper body muscle could be key to better posture

Latest Stories

Emma Obayuvana doing a scorpion stretch for hips and back
Workouts

Nothing stretches tight hips and lower back like a scorpion stretch

Get ready for a killer release.

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Chloe Gray
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Emma OBayuvana doing a cobra pose
Workouts

Try cobra pose to unhunch after a day at your desk

Open out your front body.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A personal trainer doing a banded seated row
Workouts

Try a banded seated row for better posture

Build a stronger back without a lot of kit.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman lifting blue dumbbells in home workout
Workouts

These are the weights you should use for your strength-building workouts at home

Get the most from your home workouts.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Amy Beecham
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Move of the week: plank taps – build upper body and core strength

Target multiple areas with one exercise.

A woman in the gym with a barbell on her back
Workouts

The best giant sets to get you sweaty and strong

Back-to-back exercises that build muscle.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Dumbbell chest fly - how to
Workouts

Open up desk-bound chests with dumbbell chest fly

The perfect move for building upper body strength and stretching out sore backs.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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A woman bending over with a barbell in hand to do a deadlift
Strength

Deadlift your way to stronger glutes

Everything you need to know about the muscle building move.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Sophie Butler wearing blue activewear pulling the cable machine handle above her head.
Workouts

6 ways to get stronger using the cable machine

Target your back and glutes with this pulling-based piece of kit.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Strength training: 5 of the best exercises for a stronger back
Strength

Top 5 exercises for a stronger back

Reduce pain and improve posture with these moves.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Fitness trainer Emma Obayuvana demonstrates shoulder mobility exercises including arm extensions on her yoga mat at home.
Workouts

Shoulder pain? Try this five move shoulder mobility sequence

Improve shoulder stiffness with this video tutorial.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Posted by
Chloe Gray
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The 5 most effective weight machines in the gym that are worth queuing for

Make your sessions count with the best kit.

The best upper body arm exercises
Workouts

These are the 3 best arm day exercises according to fitness trainers

The most effective moves to train your shoulders, biceps and triceps.

Posted by
Alice Barraclough
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A woman doing a home workout at home following a video on her laptop.
Workouts

Missing workout classes? These workout videos will tie you over until 17 May

All the feels of a group session in your living room.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Boxing: woman hitting a punching bag
Workouts

Take these social distancing-friendly boxing bag workouts to the gym

Grab your gloves! We asked a pro boxer for her best punching bag tips.

Posted by
Ally Sinyard
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woman doing suspension traning in the gym with TRX bands
Workouts

6 TRX exercises to strengthen your body from every angle

Don't have weights? A TRX is just as effective for building strong muscles and endurance.

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Alice Barraclough
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Lauren Geall
Strength

“I finally managed a full press-up after doing this 8-week workout plan”

Want to improve your upper-body strength? Read this.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Workouts

Try boxing at home with these 6 basic punching exercises for low-impact cardio

No gloves or punching bags needed.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Posted by
Chloe Gray
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How boxing can keep you strong (no gloves or punching bag required)

Channel your anger into shadow boxing and reap the full-body benefits.

Best skipping ropes: Meriam tried out the Crossrope
Reviews

Don’t have dumbbells? This weighted skipping rope can help build muscle too

Plus three other ropes for speed, cardio and tech-lovers.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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