UPPER BODY EXERCISES

OVERHEAD ARM CLAPS

Standing with your feet shoulder width apart, chest up, shoulders down, and head slightly lifted. Start with your arms to your side, palms towards your legs. Keeping your arms straight raise them from your sides rotating your hands so that they meet above your head. reverse the motion back to the starting position, and repeat.

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SIDE CIRCLES

Standing with your feet shoulder width apart, chest up, shoulders down, and head slightly lifted. Put your arms straight out to the side, and start rotating your arms in a circular fashion starting with small circles and gradually making each rotation wider. Gradually work your way from wide rotations back to narrow ones, and repeat.

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FRONT ARM JOG

Standing with your feet shoulder width apart, core tight, shoulders down, and head forward. Put your arms straight out in front of you, and start to move one arm upward while moving the other arm downward to about a 45 degree angle and alternate each arm to the opposing position, then repeat.

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SHOULDER PRESS PUSH-UPS

Starting in a push-up position, push your hips up into a bridge position. Lower yourself down face first to the ground and then back up, Then repeat

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JUMPING JACK PUSH-UPS

Start in a narrow push-up position with your feet together. Lower yourself close to the ground, and as you reach the top of the repetition lift your hands and feet off of the ground, and land in a wide position. Lower yourself back to the ground and then push back to the top lifting off of the ground again and landing back into a narrow position, then repeat

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PUSH-UPS

If you are not sure how to do a push up we have a lot of work cut out for us.

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JUMPING JACKS

Standing with your feet together, chest up, shoulders down, and head slightly lifted. Start with your arms to your side, palms towards your legs. Jump into the air while keeping your arms straight raise them from your sides rotating your hands so that they meet above your head while simultaneously landing back unto a wide stance with your feet reverse the motion back to the starting position, and repeat.

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