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Workout Routine for the
Upper Body using Stretch Bands

The fitness program featured on this page will allow you to exercise the muscles located in your upper body using as sole equipment the stretch band (also known as stretching tube).

The workout routine consists of a 1-day, 7-exercises plan that you can perform whenever you feel like giving your upper body muscles a good workout. The muscles targeted are located in your abs, your back, your chest, your shoulders and your arms (i.e. biceps, triceps and forearms).

Muscles Targeted by Workout Routine for the Upper Body

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Workout Routine

Abs #1 | Kneeling Twisting Crunch
2
Sets
25
Reps
  • Obliques
Back #1 | Seated Row
3
Sets
10
Reps
  • Lats
  • Biceps
  • Rear Deltoids
Chest #1 | Chest Press
3
Sets
10
Reps
  • Chest
  • Triceps
Shoulders #1 | Shoulder Press
3
Sets
6
Reps
  • Front Deltoids
  • Outer Deltoids
  • Triceps
Biceps #1 | Biceps Curl
3
Sets
6
Reps
  • Biceps
  • Inside Forearms
Triceps #1 | Triceps Extension
3
Sets
6
Reps
  • Triceps
  • Inside Forearms
Forearms #1 | Wrist Extension
3
Sets
6
Reps
  • Outside Forearms

Additional Notes

The combination of sets and reps proposed would allow you to train your smaller muscles for explosive power and strength, your bigger muscles for general muscle strength and your abdominals for muscle endurance. You may elect to change these as needed.

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