Chris Freytag

10-Minute Upper Body Workout for Beginners

Chris Freytag
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Duration:   11  mins

If you are finally ready to get a strong, sculpted upper body then look no further than this 10-Minute Upper Body Workout for Beginners! Upper body strength is important for healthy aging and everyday movement. In addition, a beautiful, sculpted upper body is always an awesome way to avoid having to find long sleeves in everything you wear! Instead, work those muscles and be proud to show your guns!

This workout covers the entire upper body in just 10-minutes. Trainer Chris Freytag is going to take you through everything including back, chest, shoulders and arms. You are going to feel this the next day! The best part of using a video like this is the extra coaching you get so that you can be sure you are using proper form. Poor form is a very common reason for injuries. Pay attention to the cues Chris provides. The other great part of using this video is that you know you are not alone! It is awesome to be able to work out right at home with someone else on the screen encouraging and challenging you!

All you need for this workout is a set of hand weights. Chris is using five and eight pound weights in the video, but you can use what works for you. Maybe three pounds is better. Maybe you are a bit stronger and you can move up to 10 pounds. The goal is to get to muscle fatigue which means you get to the point that you are wondering if you can finish the last few repetitions because those muscles are working so hard!

So often we fail to get started on the workouts that we know we should be doing because we just can’t find the time. That is why this 10-minute upper body for beginners is the perfect solution! Every muscle group of the upper body gets worked in just 10-minutes! Do it in the morning before your shower. Take a quick workout at lunch before you eat. 10-minutes is even doable right after work before dinner! Squeeze this 10-minute upper body workout in one day, then try our 10-minute Lower Body Workout for Beginners on another day! Just 10 minutes a few times a week and you are on your way to being in the best shape of your life! Once you conquer this and feel ready for a bigger challenge, check out our Serious Strength series of workouts!

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7 Responses to “10-Minute Upper Body Workout for Beginners”

  1. Teri

    Great workout to tag on after a walking workout. Could hear Chris just fine over the music, looks like previous comments were taken into consideration.

  2. Gail Scranton

    <strong>Ticket 37495 how many calories do you think the 10 minute upper arm video burns

  3. April Lee

    i agree with others. GREAT workout, chris - thanks! but the music is too loud and quite distracting.

  4. Paula OBrien

    Really enjoyed this workout but agree, it was hard to hear the talking

  5. Maribeth Macmaster

    Video is great but music to loud. Can’t hear Chris.

  6. Kerri Hovland

    Music too loud.. can barely hear her talk

  7. JOYCE

    Thanks for this but the background music is too loud. I can barely hear Chris. Thanks

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