Upper Body Workouts

Upper Body Workouts, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • Fitness trainer Emma Obayuvana demonstrates shoulder mobility exercises including arm extensions on her yoga mat at home.
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    Shoulder pain? Try this five move shoulder mobility sequence

  • A woman doing a squat in the gym with a barbell on her back.
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    5 fundamental strength training exercises you should include in every workout

  • A woman using the lat pull down machine while exercising in the gym.
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    The 5 most effective weight machines in the gym that are worth queuing for

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

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

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

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

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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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Shadow boxing - boxing with no bag or pads - is great to build strength from home
Workouts

How boxing can keep you strong (no gloves or punching bag required)

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

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Best skipping ropes: Meriam tried out the Crossrope
Shopping

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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Improve your posture with these resistance band exercises

The antidote to sitting at a desk all day.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Woman performing a plank on a yoga mat
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Strengthen your core with this four minute workout - no crunches required

Prepare to feel your ab muscles burn.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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6kg or 60kg? How to choose the right weight for a workout

Don’t know what size dumbbell to pick when training from home? Look no further.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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These four arm exercises don’t require a huge rack of dumbbells

Build your bicep and tricep strength from home.

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Get out of an exercise rut by upgrading your press-ups

The good old press-up will never bore you again.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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woman pull up
Strong Women

Train to do an unassisted pull-up in four weeks

These top tips and training exercises from a fitness expert will help you on the road to doing an unassisted pull-up.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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Learn to do a handstand with this expert-approved four week progression plan
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Learn how to do a handstand with these handy tips

An ex-circus performer's progression plan for nailing a handstand in just four weeks.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Strength training: 6 best dumbbell exercises to try for beginners
Strong Women

6 essential free-weight exercises to do if you're new to weightlifting

Any experience exercisers will benefit from these strengthening moves.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Woman performing a press up
Strong Women

How to master a full press-up

Build strength and target your arms, chest and core to perfect your press-up form.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
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Woman doing a press up on a yoga mat
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A beginner’s guide to mastering a press-up in 4 weeks

Yes, you can do it.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Posted by
Chloe Gray
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How to do a burpee correctly (and even make it feel easier)

Because we can’t escape them, so we might as well get good at them.

Woman stretching her shoulders
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7 of the best dynamic and static stretches to help tight shoulders

Dynamic and static moves that will reduce tightness in your upper body.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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