If you’ve never touched a barbell, it can feel scary to start lifting. These five strength exercises from Les Mills’ BodyPump class will get you started.
Amanda joined DailyBurn as an editor in summer 2014. Prior to DailyBurn, she worked as a health editor at FoxNews.com and an assistant editor at Self magazine. Amanda started her career as a Page at NBC Universal, where she worked at The Today Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and various other shows. Amanda attended Northwestern University, where she received a degree from the Medill School of Journalism. She lives in New York City and enjoys running, trying new workout classes, and cooking in her tiny kitchen.
Articles by Amanda Woerner
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