I have always done leg focused sports: dance, running, cycling and despite my short time as a gymnast have always lacked the upper body strength. Well not anymore, we've been putting an end to that. I was so happy to have worn a tank yesterday and was able to see my arms working! And felt strong!
Have you even done pull up let downs? A pull up followed by a 5-10 second slow release down. And then follow by push ups, yikes. My arms were (and still are) burning. Add to this bench press, shoulder press, a lot of core work and multiple variations of lunges and squats and you have one tough workout. Now bookend that with a run, I wasn't sure I would be able to push the toddler filled BOB for the 2 miles home afterwards my arms were shaking. I love tough workouts! Such a great way to prove to yourself that you really are strong and can achieve more. How do you push yourself?
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