You will never regret getting stronger! Strength helps us avoid injury, look better, and to increase longevity... Shoot maybe even survive longer if a zombie apocalypse takes place.
Both of these exercises are featured in Friday's 4/22/22 Upper Body Workout
First up, the bent row. This exercise can be done with dumbbells or a barbell. The Bent Row will strengthen the back, increase muscle mass, and improve posture. This should be a staple in everyone's program. Before loading up the bar, make sure you hone in your technique.
Common mistakes: rounded back back and using too much momentum
Try 3-4 sets of 8-12 resp
Check out my tutorial here:
Secondly, we've got the push press. This one takes a little grace and coordination be can yield huge gains for the shoulders. If you're pretty new to training I would start with the classic shoulder press first before progressing to the push press. The cool thing about the exercise is by adding the leg drive we are able to overload our shoulders by either doing more reps than normal or more weight!
Common mistakes: shooting the hips forward, rather than back
Try: 3-4 sets of 5-20 reps.
Check out my tutorial below: