Upper Body

Upper Body

These workouts purely target the arms, back and abs! If you are looking to build strength or tone in the upper body, these are perfect workouts for you. We also love stacking these with a lower body or core-focused workout either in one day, or throughout your week.

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Upper Body
  • Andrea's Favorite: Arms and Abs

    This 50 minute workout features some of Andrea's all time favorite upper body sculpting moves from her signature Abs and Arms class at Speir Pilates! You don't need any props for this workout, just a sitting box.

    This workout athletically targets the postural muscles and back, helping to lift, e...

  • 30 Minute Upper Body Shred

    This 30 minute upper body workout focuses in on the arms and upper body for a majorly targeted sculpt out session. This is a great workout to do if you are looking for major results, perhaps for a wedding, red carpet or event!

    You will need a long resistance band and set of dumbbells (5 lbs. rec...

  • 30 Minute Arms and Back

    An intermediate workout using no props that targets and sculpts the upper body in just 30 minutes.

    STARTING POSITION
    2 red springs
    Footbar in middle upright position
    Handles preset on pegs
    Headrest up
    Sitting Box

    OUR SPRINGS
    Green- Heavy
    Red- Medium/Heavy
    Blue- Light
    Yellow- Extra Light

  • 20 Minute Arms

    Focus in on building upper body strength through targeted, sculpting arm exercises like Bicep Curls, Unilateral Arm Series, Jumping Arms, and more.

    STARTING POSITION
    * Footbar in middle setting
    * 1 medium/heavy spring (1 red)
    * Headrest lifted
    * Handles pre-set

    OUR SPRINGS
    Green- Heavy
    Red- Me...

  • Abs and Arms 1

    This intermediate, 53 minute workout uses no props at all, and targets the abs and upper body. Every part of the arms, back, postural muscles and core are targeted with exercises such as box pull-ups, unilateral arm series, high box push-ups, and side sit-ups.

    STARTING POSITION
    * Footbar in midd...

  • Guest Teacher Series: Circle Abs and Arms

    Join Speir Pilates Director or Education, Kristen Matthews, for 40 minutes of targeted upper body and core work using the Pilates Circle.

    You will need a Pilates "Magic" Circle.

    STARTING POSITION
    All springs on
    Footbar in middle, upright position
    Handles preset on pegs
    Headrest up
    Prop: magic c...