Upper Body Strength
Time & Location
About the Event
Description: This is an upper body strength training class, working in sets and repetitions, using whatever weights and resistance bands you have. This is an interactive session where we encourage you to have your cameras on, so that the instructor can give you adaptations for the kit you have and check technique. You work completely at your own pace and volume. You can unmute yourself and ask questions at any time.
Reasons we hate it: Upper body means focusing in on smaller isolated muscle groups that are generally much weaker and under used, they will burn and feel a bit pathetic at times. Let’s be honest for a large majority of people the only shoulder pressing they do in a year is putting the Christmas decorations back in the attic…
Reasons we love it: Because it is weaker, it is probably the area you will notice the biggest change in quickest if you keep it consistent. Not only from a strength point of view but from an aesthetic shape. It will also reduce a whole heap of back neck and shoulder pain.
How often should I do it? This totally depends on your goals, and how often you are training. The most important thing to remember when strength training is to allow for recovery. So, if you are doing a general upper body session as these classes are, you will need at least one recovery day in-between, meaning 1 to 3 sessions a week.
Kit: Bring along any weights and resistance bands you have, and if you have a chair or exercise step bring that too. Variations will be given for whatever kit you have available.
Also bring your usual mat, towel and water bottle.
Level: Suitable for all abilities.
Lots of exercise variations given so that it will work for all abilities.