Keeping hand weights at my desk helps me to squeeze in time for toning arms and upper body. I take two 15 minutes at work and I get up from my desk and use the weights to work my tris, bis, shoulders and upper back. I got funny looks at first and then my co-worker joined me and now it's become a normal practice.
I started with 1lb weights during physical therapy for a wrist injury and then moved on to 3 and 5lb weights for arms and upper body. I do high reps and 3-4 sets, not enough to really make me sore but enough to get the blood flowing and make up for any missed workouts. I feel really recharged also
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It is important to stick with a productive exercise plan. It is imperative to increase that plan. As your body changes it is going to plateau, which means you are going to have to work harder. Burn more calories by increasing the time you spend exercising and by adding weights. Increase a little at a time. You did not gain this weight over night, you won't lose it overnight either. 252
Start with the two pound hand weights then add two pound leg weights, increase your hand weights then your leg weights and so on.
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