Tank Top Arms Workout – Shoulders, Arms, Upper Back

Tank Top Arms Workout – Shoulders, Arms, Upper Back

Tank Top Arms Workout – Shoulders, Arms, Upper Back for Women Over 40

Get your arms, shoulders and upper back muscles ready for tank top season!

Using a couple pairs of dumbbells and a chair you will perform multiple sets of my favourite upper body exercises – leaving you with stronger arms – minus the jiggle.

 TOOLS NEEDED

a pair of really light dumbbells, two pairs of moderate weight, tubing, a sturdy chair

THE WORKOUT

Plank jax
Weighted jabs
8 x 20sec

Reverse flys
Skullcrushers
Bicep curls
Band pulls
Tricep dips
Across body curls
Tricep kickbacks
Shoulder presses
1 x 40sec
1 x 30sec
1 x 20sec

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Shoulders & Triceps Workout with Dumbbells for Women Over 40  [PERFECT FOR HOME!]

Shoulders & Triceps Workout with Dumbbells for Women Over 40 [PERFECT FOR HOME!]

Shoulders & Triceps Workout with Dumbbells for Women Over 40 [PERFECT FOR HOME!]

Sculpt your shoulders and triceps using only dumbbells with this strength workout specific for women over 40. This workout is awesome for all levels, with plenty of modifications given if you need them.

And don’t let the time of the workout scare you away either!

I combined cardio and core training with our shoulder and tricep work so you get the full-meal deal. You are going to LOVE this workout! And if you do need to cut it short you can by skipping the bonus round. Deal? Deal!

TOOLS NEEDED

a pair of light and moderate dumbbells
Beginners: pls have access to a chair

THE WORKOUT

1. Mountain climbers
2. Bird dog
8 x 20sec

3. 1 arm shoulder press
4. 1 arm shoulder press
5. Tricep kickback
6. Tricep kickback
2 x 20sec (no rest in-between)

7. Reverse bridge with tri dips
8. Prone squats
8 x 20sec

9. Side to front lateral raises
10. Double tricep kickbacks
11. Piston press
12. Behind head tricep extension
13. Jumping jacks
4 x 30sec

14. Skiers
15. Reverse flys
8 x 20sec

— BONUS ROUND: do everything 1 more time – 20 sec

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Upper Body Workout at Home with Dumbbells for Women Over 40

Upper Body Workout at Home with Dumbbells for Women Over 40

Upper Body Workout at Home with Dumbbells for Women Over 40
[BONUS: shoulder/mobility drills]

Join me for an upper body workout for home, only using dumbells. Not only do we hit the upper body, but I also place focus on our shoulder mobility and stability… because these are two areas that start to tank when we are over 40.

In addition, we finish off with a fun bicep, triceps and shoulder finisher.

TOOLS NEEDED

light, moderate, heavy dumbbells (FYI: if you own a BOSU ball and/or a TRX have those ready too. I’ll show you where you can add them.)

THE WORKOUT

Shoulder Mobility/Stability Series
1. Back extensions with squeezes
2. Protract/retract
3. Bridge with T-Spine Reaches ADD Reverse Bridge (adv)
3 x 12

4. Narrow to wide row
5. Chest press, wide to narrow
3 x 50sec

6. Kneeling reverse fly
7. Kneeling tricep kickback
8. Supine piston press
9. Other side fly
10. Other side kickback
2 x 40sec

11. Side plank with lateral lift
12. Side crunch
13. Other side
14. Side crunch
2 x 30sec

Finishers:
15. 21’s bicep curls
16. 21’s tricep extensions
17. 21’s shoulder presses

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Back, Biceps and Abs Workout for Women Over 40

Back, Biceps and Abs Workout for Women Over 40

Back, Biceps and Abs for Women Over 40

DAY 9 – 10 DAY ARMS & ABS CHALLENGE

The best back, biceps & abs workout for women over 40. No fluff, just the right exercises to hit your back, biceps and abs.

I start the workout with a 6 exercise circuit, to not only hit the back muscles, the biceps and get the core recruited functionally, but to also get the heart rate up so we can burn a few extra calories.

After that, we move into a traditional strength workout with a really short stretch at the end (I wanted to keep this workout at 40-min).

If you time and would like to do a longer stretch I’ve attached one that would complement this workout on the end screen at the end of the workout.

Have fun!

TOOLS NEEDED

a pair of heavy, moderate & light dumbbells

THE WORKOUT

1. 1. 1 arm row
2. 2. Same arm bicep curl with lunge
3. Shuffles
4. 4. Other arm row
5. Other arm curl + lunge
6. Rotational squat swings
3 x 45sec

7. Alt reverse flys with thumbs up
8. Hammer curls
9. Russian twists
2 x 45sec

10. Pullover with leg drop
11. Prone Ws
12. Low back extensions
13. Plank pulls
2 x 45sec

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Chest and Tricep Workout with Abs

Chest and Tricep Workout with Abs

Chest and Tricep Workout with Abs for Women Over 40

DAY 8 – 10 DAY ARMS & ABS CHALLENGE

Grab some dumbbells for this epic chest and tricep workout, sprinkled with abs, for women over 40.

PS – and when I say “epic” I mean it 💥 I would love to hear your thoughts after you’re done. Leave a comment… if you’re able to lift arms 😂😇

TOOLS NEEDED

a pair of heavy, moderate & light dumbbells + a chair

THE WORKOUT

1. Tricep dips (or alt)
2. Chair jump squats
8 x 20sec

3. Skullcrushers
4. Push-up pulses (or alt)
10 reps / 15 reps / 20 reps

5. Plank ups (or alt)
6. Power mountain climber (or alt)
8 x 20sec

7. V-sit chest flys
8. Toe touch crunch with 1 dumbbell skullcrusher
3 x 30sec

9. Side plank with tricep extension
10. Chest press
11. Other side plank with tri ext
3 x 30ec

12. Elevated plank jacks (or alt)
13. Double crunch
8 x 20sec

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Arms, Shoulders & Abs Workout for Women Over 4

Arms, Shoulders & Abs Workout for Women Over 4

Arms, Shoulders & Abs Workout for Women Over 40

DAY 6 – 10 DAY ARMS & AB CHALLEGE

The ultimate arms, shoulders and abs workout for women over 40. I also spice the workout up with some cardio drills, while hitting the shoulders, biceps, triceps and abs.

And just a heads up, my shoulders and triceps were DEAD after this workout.

But, DEAD in an awesome “I’m so glad you worked us PJ” kinda way.

I think you’re going to love this workout, even though the mini-Tabata core moves I inserted throughout are ridiculously tough.

…and ridiculously effective. Making this workout a keeper.

 TOOLS NEEDED

a pair of light dumbbells + 2 different moderate weight sizes, a chair if you’re a beginner

THE WORKOUT

1. Swimmers
2. Dead bug
2 x 45sec

3. Wide upright row with external rotation
4. Bicep curl
5. CHEK presses
6. Tricep kickbacks
3 x 40sec

7. Plank jacks (adv: with shoulder taps)
8 x 20sec

8. Straight arm press-backs
9. Front raise to pull apart
3 x 40sec

10. Mountain climber
8 x 20sec

11. Alternating skullcrushers
12. Narrow presses
1 x 30 reps

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