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Workout tips for toned arms

Try: Supersetting Antagonising

Supersetting antagonising is the pairing of two opposite muscle groups such as chest and back, triceps and biceps and quads and hamstrings. The science behind this technique is to loosen one muscle while its antagonist contracts. This allows more weight to be used, or additional reps performed.

How: Give this little workout a go:

a. Dumbbell external rotation 10 reps – 4 sets, tempo 3; 0; 2; rest 30 seconds
b. Incline dumbbell preacher curl 10–12reps – 4 sets, tempo 3; 0; 1
c. Tricep rope pushdowns 15 reps – 4 sets, tempo 2; 0; 2; rest 45 seconds
d. Scott curl reverse biceps curls 8–10 reps – 4 sets, tempo 2; 0; 2
e. Overhead dumbbell triceps extension 12–15 reps – 4 sets, tempo 2; 2; 1; rest 45 seconds

Why: Supersetting agonist and antagonist muscle groups is not only time efficient and great for building lean, toned arms, but it also increases the afterburn effect of your workout by up to 24 hours.

Insider’s tip: Try and finish off your arms day with 3 x 500m sprints on the rower to really get your arms burning.

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Workout tips for toned arms

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Paige Hathaway

Paige Hathaway

3 hours 37 minutes ago

Q: What body type are you? 🤷🏼‍♀️
• ECTOMORPH? ....Long, slim, and thin muscles/limb and low fat storage. Usually find difficulty in building muscle / gaining weight.

• ENDOMORPH? ....Solid and generally soft with a high tendency to store body fat. Usually of a shorter build with thick arms and legs. Muscles are strong, especially the upper legs.

•MESOMORPH? ....Muscular and well-built, with a high metabolism and responsive muscle cells. Usually larger bone structure and a naturally athletic physique. They find it quite easy to gain and lose weight.

IM AN ECTOMORPH (its hard for me to gain muscle / weight and it’s always a constant challenge to keep it on!


Paige Hathaway

18 hours 24 minutes ago

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Let’s see who can type out “I L O V E P I Z Z A” in the comment section below one letter at a time without getting interrupted.... First one to do it WINS!


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