Upper Body Workouts

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

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  • Move of the week: plank taps – build upper body and core strength
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    Move of the week: plank taps – build upper body and core strength

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    The best giant sets to get you sweaty and strong

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    Open up desk-bound chests with dumbbell chest fly

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A woman bending over with a barbell in hand to do a deadlift
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Deadlift your way to stronger glutes

Everything you need to know about the muscle building move.

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Sophie Butler wearing blue activewear pulling the cable machine handle above her head.
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6 ways to get stronger using the cable machine

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

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Strength training: 5 of the best exercises for a stronger back
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Top 5 exercises for a stronger back

Reduce pain and improve posture with these moves.

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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

Improve shoulder stiffness with this video tutorial.

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5 fundamental strength training exercises you should include in every workout

Who has the time for complicated sessions?

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

Make your sessions count with the best kit.

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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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A woman doing a home workout at home following a video on her laptop.
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Missing workout classes? These workout videos will tie you over until 17 May

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

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Boxing: woman hitting a punching bag
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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.

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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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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.

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

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Chloe Gray
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Best skipping ropes: Meriam tried out the Crossrope
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Don’t have dumbbells? This weighted skipping rope can help build muscle too

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

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Chloe Gray
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Improve your posture with these resistance band exercises

The antidote to sitting at a desk all day.

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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.

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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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Chloe Gray
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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.

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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.

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.

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