10 x 10 Climb and Descend Upper-body Workout

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10 x 10 Climb And Descend Upper-Body Workout

When you don’t have time to get to the gym for your favorite strength class, this workout will definitely give you the challenge you are missing. This upper-body strength workout, for all fitness levels, is designed to build endurance, while strengthening and toning your entire upper-body. The routine builds on itself with each round, with little to no rest recommended.  As each round progresses, start with the first exercise and work through each one until all exercises and reps are completed. Get ready for a CHALLENGE!

Equipment Needed: For this exercise routine you will need one set of dumbbells of medium weight.

What to Do: Repeat this workout 2 times weekly on non-consecutive days for optimal results. Review the videos below for exercise demonstrations.

Beginner Level: Complete 1 round of Climb & Descend; rest as needed
Intermediate Level: 
Complete 2 rounds of Climb & Descend
Advanced Level: 
Complete 3 rounds of Climb & Descend

Exercises:

Climb
10 Bicep Curls
10 Bicep Curls, 10 Hammer Curls
10 Bicep Curls, 10 Hammer Curls, 10 Upright Rows
10 Bicep Curls, 10 Hammer Curls, 10 Upright Rows, 10 Shoulder Presses
10 Bicep Curls, 10 Hammer Curls, 10 Upright Rows, 10 Shoulder Presses, 10 Overhead Tricep Extensions

Descend
10 Bicep Curls, 10 Hammer Curls, 10 Upright Rows, 10 Shoulder Presses, 10 Overhead Tricep Extensions
10 Bicep Curls, 10 Hammer Curls, 10 Upright Rows, 10 Shoulder Presses
10 Bicep Curls, 10 Hammer Curls, 10 Upright Rows
10 Bicep Curls, 10 Hammer Curls
10 Bicep Curls

Bicep Curls

Hammer Curls

Upright Rows

Shoulder Press

Overhead Tricep Extension

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