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Short & Sweet (and Seriously Effective) Shoulder Workout

Even if you don’t have a lot of time, you can give the time you have your very best! If you want a great pump but you are short on time, here is a great shoulder workout that is short and sweet – but potent!

Trainer Notes: NO rest between paired up exercises. Click on the exercise to see video instruction.

5 Give it Your BestSuper Sets:
Shoulder Press with Lateral Raises

Shoulder Press 15lb  + 10 5lb Lateral Raises
Shoulder Press 20lb + 10 5lb Lateral Raises
Shoulder Press 25lb + 10 5lb Lateral Raises
Shoulder Press 20lb + 10 5lb Lateral Raises
Shoulder Press 15lb + 10 5lb Lateral Raises

5 Super Sets
Arnold Presses with Bent-Over Rear Delt

Press 15lb + 12 8lb-10lb Rear Delt Raise
Press 20lb + 12 8lb-10lb Rear Delt Raise
Press 15lb + 12 8lb-10lb Rear Delt Raise
Press 15lb + 12 8lb-10lb Rear Delt Raise

4 Sets of Upright Row 
45lb Bar x 12
(Add weight each set)

If you limit your rest and have a good spotter, this workout should tear your shoulders up (in a good way I mean!) lol
Have a good workout!!

Girl Power: Fear Vs Fact

My latest blog at Designer Whey is all about girl power – why we love it and yet why so many girls still don’t have it.

Admittedly, tough training is catching on. As the fitness world continues to move in a more intense training direction, there are more women training harder than ever before. Ladies are skipping traditional 5Ks to do races like the Tough Mudder and Warrior Dash – and they love it. Even still, the majority of women are so focused on fat they neglect their muscles.

Fears Vs Facts
Why aren’t more women hitting the weights like they should? Here’s my top 5 reasons, and my answers:

5 Reasons Why Women Don’t Hit the Iron  

Steve and Bonnie Pfiester are resident trainers for Designer Whey, America’s #1 protein company.

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