Walking does little for your upper body, so it is important to add upper body workouts 2 to 3 times per week to help keep your body in balance. It is also good to vary your workout. You may want to do three different upper body workouts each week. Or you may do one for 3 to 5 sessions and then switch to another one.
Upper Body Workouts
- Upper Body Workout with Resistance Bands: This workout from our Exercise Guide shows 10 exercises using resistance bands to give you a balanced upper body workout. Good for beginners through intermediate to advanced exercisers.
- Upper Body Progression: This handy set of workouts shows you how to move from the beginner to the intermediate and advanced levels to workout the upper body. From our Exercise Guide.
- Upper Body Strength and Endurance Workout: This workout uses dumbbells to provide a great upper body workout. It is for intermediate to advanced exercisers.