Monday Motivation: Pre-workout prep and upper body

Updated: Feb 22

Halle Berry

It’s the second week of February and it’s go time ! Some of us begin to lose momentum with our health & fitness goals around February. We want to make sure you keep going because health is wealth, it’s the foundation to living a long prosperous and successful life.

This week we are focusing on upper body training specifically arms as so many women have requested. However before we get into our workout we will get you set up with a healthy pre-workout meal.


Oatmeal is packed with numerous health benefits from reducing blood pressure to improving your immune system. It contains fiber, which accelerates weight loss and is one of the best sources of resistance starch, which slows digestion and suppresses your appetite.

Add bananas to your oatmeal

Bananas are high in fiber and electrolytes.

Helps control blood sugar

Contain Complex and simple carbohydrates which provide short and long term energy. They are a good source of potassium a mineral that helps reduce the risk of stroke and other cardiovascular disease

try this before your workout .

Working the Triceps

What are triceps?

the large extensor along the back of the upper arm. It originates just below the socket of the scapula (shoulder blade) and at two distinct areas of the humerus, the bone of the upper arm.

3 Exercises that target Triceps

-Close-Grip Bench Press. Not only does this tricep exercise work on the targeted area, but it will also improve upon your chest and core

-Standard Push-Up.

-Front Raise to Lateral Raise. See video below

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