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5 minute warm up for an upper body workout

Healthista has teamed up with David Marshall, owner of Royal Docks Crossfit to bring you a warm up sequence for an upper body workout. This will increase your body temperature, quicken your heart rate and reduce risk of injury.

Getting ready for an upper body workout? David Marshall, owner of Royal Docks Crossfit shows you how to get warmed up before an upper body workout. Warming up before your workout is essential to prevent injury and get your body ready for upper body movements. It’s also a way of burning some extra calories.

In this warm up David has designed a tabata style routine that involves 20 seconds of movement and 10 seconds of rest between movements. The warm up has four different exercises that involves pushing and pulling moves which are repeated twice.

Routine

Kettlebell swings

Single arm kettlebell row

Push ups

Upright kettlebell row

Repeated two times

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David Marshall is owner of Royal Docks CrossFit, one of London’s most successful CrossFit gyms and also owns BodySculpt studio in Tunbridge Wells. His athletic background lies mostly with rugby, where he played professionally for four years and an academic background in Coaching and Sport science as well as holding a Black Belt in TaeKwon Do. David has the tools, knowledge and proven track record to guarantee results for his clients.

Sophia Smith is a London based, certified personal trainer with asophia smith personal trainerpassion for fitness, people, food, and wellbeing. She adopts a holistic approach to health and fitness that incorporates functional training, nutrition and mindset. Follow Sophia on Instagram: @sophiasophia1

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