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This workout is part of SparkPeople's 7-Day Bootcamp Workout plan. Coach Nicole
has created an easy-to-follow upper body workout that you can do anywhere, with a pair of dumbbells and a chair. These targeted exercises (plus stretches) will help you develop tighter and firmer muscles over time. Free of complex choreography, this workout is appropriate for people of many different fitness levels and abilities.
- Length: 7 minutes
- Equipment: Dumbbells, chair and mat (optional)
- Type of Workout: Strength training (toning) & flexibility
- Muscles Worked: Chest, shoulders, biceps, triceps, back
- Fitness Level: Beginner to advanced
- Impact: No impact
- Safety Precautions: Better safe than sorry! If the dumbbells you're using cause poor form or pain, use a lighter weight (or no weight at all) whenever necessary.
- Extra Tip: Always engage your abs (by pulling your navel toward the spine) to help support your body without leaning or arching your back.