Total Body Metabolic Workout with Dumbbells for Women Over 40

Total Body Metabolic Workout with Dumbbells for Women Over 40

Total Body Metabolic Workout with Dumbbells for Women Over 40

Burn calories and torch the muscles with this total-body Metabolic Workout for women over 40.

DAY 12 – FIT IN 15 CHALLENGE

Heads up, this one is sweaty!

But, for a workout to be a true metabolic workout, and give you all the benefits of one (bigger calorie burn, more muscles trained per exercise, increased aerobic power and muscle strength), you have to hit it hard.

However, if you aren’t feeling it today, or if you are a beginner don’t fret! I got your back.

I show you how you can dial down some of the moves, and you can also grab a pair of lighter dumbbells to bring down the intensity.

This workout, I think, will become a favourite though. It’s pretty awesome and goes by quick.

Let me know your thoughts in the comments.

TOOLS NEEDED

a pair of moderate dumbbells

THE WORKOUT

1. Dumbbell squat thrust to 4 renegade rows (or sub)
2. Squat and press
3. Hand release push up (or sub)
4. Alt reverse lunges with bicep curls
5. Dumbbelll alt hang power snatches

5 x 40sec

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Quads and Abs Workout with Dumbbells for Women Over 40

Quads and Abs Workout with Dumbbells for Women Over 40

Quads and Abs Workout with Dumbbells for Women Over 40

Train your quads using dumbbells, a chair and your body weight so you keep your knees strong! Perfect for women over 40.

Β DAY 9 – FIT IN 15 CHALLENGE

This workout was a challenge for me to program because the bulk of training the quads require our knees to flex.

Exercises like squats, step-ups and lunges are the kings and queens to strengthening the quads.

But, these are also movements that can aggravate women’s knees because let’s face it, once we hit 40 and older our knees can’t take a ton of loaded squats day in, day out.

We have to be kinder to our joints in order to keep on training.

For this workout, I believe I got the right mix of exercises though. Exercises that will strengthen those quads of yours while keeping your knees happy.

However, as always, please listen to your body and sub any move with a bridge pattern if the squats are getting too much for ya.

Deal? Deal!

PS – the timed intervals are also short for today’s workout because I want you to lift heavy. You will get fewer reps in, but let’s see if you can lift heavier than normal for those reps.

TOOLS NEEDED

a pair of moderate, one heavy and sturdy chair

THE WORKOUT

1. Constant tension squats
3 x 30sec

2. Quad focussed single leg step up (or alternative)
3. Other leg
3 x 30sec

4. Depth squats
3 x 30

5. Straight leg lifts over DB or your water bottle
3 x 30sec

6. Other leg
3 x 30sec

7. Wall sit series
2 minutes

8. Pop squats
8 x 20sec

9. Weight straight leg crunches
10. Russian twists
11. Plank DB pull thrus
12. Side crunch
13. Other side
2 x 30sec

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Chest and Triceps Workout with Dumbbells for Women Over 40

Chest and Triceps Workout with Dumbbells for Women Over 40

Chest and Triceps Workout with Dumbbells for Women Over 40

Grab some dumbbells for this chest and triceps workout for women over 40.

DAY 8 – FIT IN 15 CHALLENGE

After this workout, you will not want to lift anything for a couple of days… haha.

Just joking!

As with all of my workouts you can make them as easy, or as hard, as you like. And this workout is the perfect example of that!

Because we use dumbbells for most of the workout it is super easy for you to adjust the intensity. And while there are a couple of bodyweight moves, making it harder to scale the exercises, I do show you how you can by simply adjusting your hips.

Sound good?

Awesome! Now, let’s go.

TOOLS NEEDED

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

THE WORKOUT

1. Wide + narrow push-ups
3 x 8 reps

2. Chest press
3. Skullcrusher
3 x 40sec

4. 1 arm chest fly
5. Same arm across body tricep extension
2 x 40sec

6. Other arm fly
7. Other arm tricep
2 x 40sec

8. Alternating plank ups
4 x 20sec

9. Seated shoulder presses
4 x 20sec

10. Tricep dips off chair
11. Seated front lateral raises
3 x 30sec

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Upper Body & Cardio Intervals Using 1 Dumbbell for Home for Women Over 40

Upper Body & Cardio Intervals Using 1 Dumbbell for Home for Women Over 40

Upper Body & Cardio Intervals Using 1 Dumbbell for Home for Women Over 40

Grab a dumbbell or kettlebell for this upper body & cardio workout.

Ok, I am going to tell ya right now… I was a mess filming this workout.

Hahahaha πŸ˜‚ I don’t know if it’s because I hadn’t eaten in a while at time of filming and it was the lack of carbs, or if it was the heat, or if this is just me now at 50???

But by the middle of the workout, I kinda lose my ability to speak English and count.

Don’t worry, the workout rocks, it’s the fitness instructor who needs some help.

If anything I think I will keep you entertained and if you ever thought I must do some mad editing and re-takes of my videos, this workout will set those myths aside.

One take, one chance. That’s how I roll.

TOOLS NEEDED

1 moderate dumbbell (or kettlebell), and a chair

THE WORKOUT

1. Burpee over the dumbbell
8 x 20sec

2. 1 arm chest press
3. Other arm
4. Pullover crunch
3 x 40sec

5. Chair renegade row
6. Other arm
7. Tricep extensions
3 x 40sec

8. Squat swings & woodchops
8 x 20sec

9. Curl to press
10. Windmill (alt sides with each set)
4 x 40sec

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Full Body Workout for Home with Dumbbells

Full Body Workout for Home with Dumbbells

Full Body Workout at Home with Dumbbells for Women Over 40

Great for home! Full body strength workout using only 1 dumbbell for women over 40.

⁣One of my favourite workouts is my Gladiator Workout. It’s a cult fave with my classes, and my Patreon community too.

And… this is why I wanted to re-vamp it and freshen it up a bit (since the original was recorded 5 years ago).

This newly re-vamped version only uses 1 dumbbell and chair.

As with the original, we have 10 exercises that will hit every muscle in the body, done in a circuit format so we max the calorie burn.

Have fun!!

TOOLS NEEDED

1 heavy dumbbell (I’m using a 15lb), and a sturdy chair

THE WORKOUT

1. Goblet squat
2. Prine squat to toe touches
3. Woodchops
4. T push-ups
5. Alternating reverse lunges (sub bridges if lunges hurt your knees)
6. Alternating bent-over row
7. Alternating side to side lunges (sub step-out-side to side squats if lunges bother the knees)
8. Alternating renegade row (sub alt bent-over wide row)
9. Alternating steps ups on a chair (sub wall sit)

3 x 50sec

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