JessicaSmithTV: Good Resistance Training Exercises for Bad Backs: 7-Minute Workout

Good Resistance Training Exercises for Bad Backs: 7 Minute Workout is a short little resistance band workout from Jessica Smith to use when your back is hurting. The focus is upper body strength. Jessica suggests repeating it several times. I just used it in conjunction with several of her other workouts for back pain (see … Continue reading JessicaSmithTV: Good Resistance Training Exercises for Bad Backs: 7-Minute Workout

TEMPO BACK AND BICEPS Workout – Dumbbells | Tempo Week Day 3

Back and Biceps is Day 3 in Caroline Girvan's Tempo Week Workouts. This is another excellent and tough back/upper body strength workout. I love how Caroline uses different tempos to really burn out your back muscles. My back feels so well worked! 72% of the workout focuses on your back but your biceps assist in … Continue reading TEMPO BACK AND BICEPS Workout – Dumbbells | Tempo Week Day 3

Fierce 14 Day 8: Chest & Shoulders // Strength Workout

Chest & Shoulders // Strength Workout is Day 8 in Heather Robertson's Fierce 14 program. This was a tough upper body workout for me. I am not sure what to attribute it to but I did not feel strong at all this morning. I had to keep dropping to lighter dumbbells. But it definitely challenged … Continue reading Fierce 14 Day 8: Chest & Shoulders // Strength Workout

Fierce 14: Day 3: Chest & Back Workout

Chest & Back Workout is Day 3 in Heather Robertson's Fierce 14 program. This was intense! Though the focus of this workout is chest and back, your entire upper body is getting well worked--especially your shoulders. The real killer of this workout is the fact you only get 10 seconds of rest between exercises. 10 … Continue reading Fierce 14: Day 3: Chest & Back Workout

Fierce 14 Day 1: Arms & Shoulders // Upper Body Strength Workout

Arms & Shoulders // Upper Body Strength Workout is Day 1 in Heather Robertson's Fierce 14 series. During the intro to this workout Heather explains the focus of her Fierce 14 series (it is strength focused). This was a tough upper body strength workout. I suspect I will be very sore tomorrow--primarily in my triceps. … Continue reading Fierce 14 Day 1: Arms & Shoulders // Upper Body Strength Workout

MUSCLE BUILDING Back and Bicep Workout | EPIC III Day 26

Muscle Building Back and Bicep Workout is Day 26 in Caroline Girvan's EPIC III program. This was a very tough workout. For me at least. This workout contains a staple exercise (#1 & 2 below) which is done a total of 3 times in the course of the workout. I actually prepared for it, too. … Continue reading MUSCLE BUILDING Back and Bicep Workout | EPIC III Day 26

Day 16 of EPIC | 40 Min Dumbbell Back and Bicep Workout at Home

40 Min Dumbbell Back & Bicep Workout is Day 16 in Caroline Girvan's first EPIC program. This was a tough but excellent workout. Though your biceps are definitely well worked, this is a back workout. In fact, 81% of the workout is all back work. Caroline works your back thoroughly. I loved it! This workout … Continue reading Day 16 of EPIC | 40 Min Dumbbell Back and Bicep Workout at Home

GLOW UP CHALLENGE // Day 4: Upper Body Tone + Sculpt Workout

Upper Body Tone + Sculpt Workout is part of Heather Robertson's week long Glow Up Challenge. Her Glow Up Challenge is 7 days of workouts plus a nutrition guide and other suggestions for a holistic approach to getting on your "glow." I am not doing the program but I do plan to eventually do all … Continue reading GLOW UP CHALLENGE // Day 4: Upper Body Tone + Sculpt Workout

UPPER BODY WORKOUT with Dumbbells – Muscle Building | Circuit Series Day 2

Upper Body Workout with Dumbbells - Muscle Building is Day 2 in Caroline Girvan's Circuit Series. This workout was so much harder than I expected it to be. It was a test of my endurance. I felt strong during the first circuit but it went downhill from there. I had to drop to lighter weights … Continue reading UPPER BODY WORKOUT with Dumbbells – Muscle Building | Circuit Series Day 2

UNSTOPPABLE Upper Body Workout – Arms, Shoulders & Back | EPIC Heat – Day 46

Unstoppable Upper Body Workout is Day 46 in Caroline Girvan's EPIC Heat program. This is a no repeat giant set workout. There are 8 giant sets, so 32 different exercises, and it was brutal. I have been making some progress in lifting heavier for my upper body but this workout humbled me. I lifted lighter … Continue reading UNSTOPPABLE Upper Body Workout – Arms, Shoulders & Back | EPIC Heat – Day 46