This workout is performed sitting. Weight training has numerous benefits. Read about some of the benefits here.
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Equipment Needed: set of dumbbells (8-12lbs) , water for hydration and a chair with a straight back.
What to Do: Perform each exercise for 12 reps and rep 20 seconds after each exercise. Perform 3 circuits Be sure to review the videos below for correct form before beginning the workout. For optimal results, perform this workout one to two times weekly.
Circuit is defined as completion of all exercises in a particular routine. When one circuit is complete, begin the first exercise again for another circuit.
1. Bicep Curls
2. Tricep Extensions
3. Alternating Bicep Concentration Curls
4. Tricep Kickback
Alternating Concentration Bicep Curls
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