There are so many different ways to train — timed cardio intervals, low impact barre, repetition based strength + cardio pyramids, high impact barre, strength + endurance AMRAP circuits, and the list goes on. But sometimes you have to get back to the basics.
If you’ve plateaued, or aren’t seeing the results you’ve been looking for; if you’re recovering from an injury; if you’re a runner looking to build more strength; or if you’re pregnant like me — it’s time to get back to the basics with these 7 strength training exercises for women.
I know, titling this workout the 7 best strength training exercises for women is bold. But I’ve put my own spin on some of the most basic strength training exercises to target multiple muscle groups while increasing strength and core stability, which in my book makes these 7 exercises the 7 best strength training exercises for women.
So try adding this powerful strength routine to your training regiment this week. These 7, repetition-based exercises will increase strength, build lean muscle and give you a complete 30-minute strength training routine you can do anywhere with a set of dumbbells.
Complete the number of repetitions listed next to each exercise below using a medium-to-heavy set of dumbbells. Repeat the entire workout x 3-4 sets. This routine of the 7 best strength training exercises for women is a complete 30-minute strength training circuit workout.
Repeat x 3-4 sets
see video above for complete workout and proper exercise form.
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Complete the number of repetitions listed next to each exercise below using a medium-to-heavy set of dumbbells. Repeat the entire workout x 3-4 sets.