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Optimal Upper Body Superset Workout

By: Snap Fitness

In a superset, you perform two exercises back to back without a rest. For this superset workout, each superset is made up of two exercises that work on opposing muscle groups or joint actions.


The added bonus for superset workouts? You are cutting out that resting period between sets, so you will get out of the gym and on with your day that much quicker!


Be sure to set up your equipment before you start to make the most of your time.


The Warm-Up:


High knees – 60 seconds

Mountain climbers – 60 seconds

Jumping Jacks – 60 seconds


The Workout:


8-10 reps of each exercise

Complete 3 sets of each superset and move on to the next


1a. Dumbbell or barbell bench press

1b. Bent-over dumbbell row


2a. Dumbbell shoulder press

2b. Pull-up / Assisted pull-up


3a. Dumbbell curl

3b. Tricep kickbacks 


The Cool-down:


End your workout routune with some ab work and stretching


1. Straight Arm Plank (1 min.)

2. Bicycle crunches (30)

3. Elbow Plank (1 min.)

4. Stretching exercises for 3-5 minutes



Click here to get a printable version of this workout!