Arms

Triceps Stretch

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Triceps Stretch

From a seated position, bring your left arm backwards and your right arm overhead. Gently pull down and back on your left arm, stretching the tricep. Keep your posture nice and tall while doing this stretch. Hold for 30-60 seconds then repeat with other arm.

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Shoulder Stretch

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Shoulder Stretch

From a seated position, extend your right arm across your body in a straight line. Reach your left arm up and pull gently back on your right arm, stretching the shoulder. Hold for 30-60 seconds then repeat with other arm.

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Burpees

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Burpees

Start in a push up position, lower into a push up.  As you come up, jump your feet forward, keeping hands on the ground.  Spring up into a standing position.  Finish with a jump with hands overhead.  Repeat by dropping back down into a crouching position and kicking your legs out to the rear into […]

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Mountain Climbers

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Mountain Climbers

Get into a push up position with hands below shoulders and feet extended out. Tighten abs and bring shoulders down and back. Bring left foot up towards hips, then jump to switch legs. Continue jumping and switching legs while keeping spine and core stabilized.

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Tight Arm Circles

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Tight Arm Circles

Stand tall with feet shoulder-width apart. Tighten your core and bring shoulder blades down and back. Extend arms straight out to the sides. Make small forward circles with your arms keeping them nice and straight. Circles should be small and fast. Do 60 repetitions going forward, then reverse and do 60 repetitions going backwards. You […]

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Narrow Push-Ups

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Narrow Push-Ups

From a hands and knees position, engage your abdomen and move your shoulder blades down and back. Get into a push up position, but place your hands close together. Lower down into a push up, keeping body straight and core tight. Push back up and repeat.

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Supine Rotator Cuff

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Supine Rotator Cuff

Lie on your back with knees bent and feet flat on the floor.  Bring arms out to a “T” position with forearms resting on the floor.  Shoulder blades should be pulled down and back for the entire exercise.  Keeping back flat on the floor, slowly rotate your arms forward and down toward the floor.  Hands […]

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Dynamic Arm Swings

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Dynamic Arm Swings

Standing with feet together, bring arms in front of your body and cross one over the other.  Swing them open then quickly back in front of your body.  Make big moves and complete 15 repetitions as a warm-up.

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Dynamic Arm Circles

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library - Dynamic Arm Circles

Make huge circles with your arms as fast as you can.  Do 15 forward, then 15 backwards to warm up before a workout.

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Tricep Dips

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Tricep Dips

From a sitting position, place arms behind you with finger pointing forwards. Walk feet forward until your legs are extended as above. Lower body down towards the ground, then push up through your palms, squeezing your triceps. Repeat.

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