Most conditioning workouts are focused on increasing overall work capacity and are either full body or mostly lower body oriented. Upper Body Conditioning is a serious upper body dominant conditioning workout. Conditioning is not a specific exercise, but how you perform your exercises to make up each workout. When we are performing conditioning workouts there will be full body recruitment, but we do select mostly upper body exercises. Workouts will vary, but rest assured, regardless of what is done during the workout, we keep moving!
Duration: 55-60 minutes
Fitness Levels: Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
Workout Type: Strength + Cardiovascular
Equipment Used: Dumbbells, Flat Bench, Exercise Mat, Medicine Ball, Jump Rope, Sledgehammer, Battle Ropes, Resistance Bands, Sleds
Who should do this workout?
If your goal is to kick start your metabolism by build lean muscle while burning fat, then this is definitely one of many workouts at Grinder Gym you should incorporate into your training program. In these workout you will perform exercises that stimulate both large and small muscles groups allowing you to expend as much energy as possible in a short time and make it possible to effectively burn more calories after the workout.
What to know before you do this workout?
A basic knowledge of exercise is helpful, but our coaches will instruct you on proper form for each exercise. In this workout you will be performing exercise with dumbbells along with different body weight exercises. All the exercise target the upper body; chest, back, shoulders, biceps, triceps, and abdominal muscles. In addition to the resistance training you will be asked to take part in short runs. Low-impact cardio options are available.
What to bring to your workout?
Most of our classes don’t require that you bring more than the following:
- Wear comfortable workout clothing.
- Wear athletic shoes.
- Bring plenty of water or be prepared to purchase water, you will need it. (drinking 12-16 ounces of water 60 minutes before class)
- Have fuel available during or after the workout to keep blood sugar and energy levels from dropping.
- Positive attitude; Be willing to be pushed beyond your comfort zone and trust your instructors, but don’t over do it your first week.
If you still have questions about this workout please feel free to contact us.