Get Hard: Arms and Shoulders

Cory Everson
Year Released: 1994

Categories: Upper Body Strength

I really, REALLY like this tape. I don't mind that it doesn't have chest & back because I can always do a set of lat rows or pushups after it's over. The three areas Cory does -- shoulders, biceps, triceps -- she covers very well. There's a warmup/stretch, then it's into shoulder work. She does a muscle-building exercise first, which is three sets of militaries, 12 reps each set. This is followed by a tri-set of frontal, rear, and lateral delt work. She repeats the tri-set 3 times. This is the pattern for the next two sections also. Next is bicep work. The muscle-building set is bicep curls with a barbell (though another exerciser uses dumbbells). Cory follows this with the shaping exercises: concentration curls and hammer curls. She does forearm work after the biceps. Last is triceps. For the muscle-building exercise she does a triceps press lying on the bench, using a barbell. The shaping exercises are the french press and kickbacks. She follows these with 3 sets of triceps bench presses. Last is the stretch. I think I actually like this video better than the Firm Upper Body video, but I still use that one because of the chest and back work.

Instructor Comments:
I really like Cory...this is the first tape I've ever gotten with her in it. I'm sure my husband would laugh if he heard her comments about sensual shoulders and bulging biceps, but I just tune those comments out now.

Melissa F