Arm Yourself For Halloween
October 29, 2015, 3:48 pm
Whether it’s for lifting pumpkins, lifting munchkins, or working off the bag of candy you ate in one sitting, the following 4 simple arm workouts can prepare you for whatever falls your way this Halloween! (Recommended: 3-5 lb weights or water bottles)
- Arm Curl- Place your feet shoulder width apart, keeping your abs tucked in. Take weights/water bottles in both hands at your sides, turning your fists upwards. Curl arms, bending elbows and bring arms back down. Works arms and shoulders. Repeat 3 sets of 8.
- Arm Circles- Place your feet shoulder width apart with your core tight. Take weights/water bottles in hands and place arms straight out to your sides. Make small circles forward and backwards. Can increase circle size as you repeat. Works arms and shoulders. Repeat for 3 sets of 15-30 seconds of circles.
- Arm Press Up- Place feet shoulder width apart. Take weights/water bottles in hands. Bring your arms to your sides with your elbows bent with your fists close to your shoulders. Press both arms up and bring back to the original position. Works arms and shoulders. Repeat 3 sets of 8.
- Tricep Pull- Place left leg slightly in front of your right with your knee bent. With the weight/water bottle in your right hand, slightly bend forward with your back straight and your abs tight. Then place your left hand on your left knee for support. With your right arm straight down at your right side, slightly bring it at an angle in front of you and pull your right elbow back at a 90 degree angle. Bring back to normal position. Works arms and shoulders. Repeat 3 sets of 8.
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