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Free Fitness Friday: March Madness Upper-Body Resistance Band Workout

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Wow, it's already the third Friday of March! Your morning may be off to a rough start after yesterday's St. Patty's Day festivities... but I may have just the cure for you! Last week I shared a Lower-Body Resistance Band Workout so this week it's all about the upper-body! As with all the other "March Madness Workouts," you can complete this workout anytime and anywhere - no gym required! Let's embrace the "madness!"

This week's Free Fitness Friday: March Madness Upper-Body Resistance Band Workout

Upper Body Resistance Band Workout

As usual, this workout is simple to set-up and perform! All you need is a open area and a light-to-moderate resistance band. To complete this workout, perform 40 seconds of the first exercise and then rest for 20 seconds before moving onto exercise #2 for 40 seconds "on" with 20 seconds "rest" before moving onto exercise #3... and so on until you complete 40 seconds "on" for exercise #5. Rest 20 seconds, then repeat starting with exercise #1 for 40 seconds. Continue through all five exercises in this fashion until you complete 4 rounds! Rest for 1-2 minutes and repeat for another four rounds for a total of 8 rounds! I know you can do it! Take your time and maintain proper form throughout the whole workout!

Round 1:

  • Band Shoulder Press
  • Band Bicep Curl
  • Band Bent-over Triceps Kickback
  • Band Bent-over Reverse Flye
  • Band Overhead Triceps Extension

Check out this short video which demonstrates each exercise and be sure to maintain proper form throughout each exercise!

That's all there is to it! Your arms may be burning by now, but this upper-body workout also strengthens your core while stressing your cardiovascular system (in a good way)! Now that's a win, win if you ask me!

Happy Friday, fit friends! Have an awesome workout and a wonderful week ahead!