FUN Purse Workout for Butt and Shoulders

Use your heavy purse for building strength, not causing pain

fun workout using a purse

Pop Quiz: How heavy is your purse? Answer: Probably too much! A recent study showed the average purse weighing in around 6 pounds.

A heavy purse can contribute to pain and tightness in your shoulders and neck. But before you go through your purse to make it lighter, let’s put it to good use with this quick and simple butt and shoulder workout.

Purse Workout

Complete 4 rounds of the following:

Kettlebell swings x20
Side lunge with Pressout x20 (10 each side)
Upright row x20
Squat with Press and Twist x20 (10 each side)

Rest as needed.

Check out this video for more explanations and demonstrations.

BONUS: Tips to reduce purse weight

  • Use a smaller bag
  • Declutter often (daily or a few times a week)
  • Only carry truly essential items
  • More tips

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Lydia Di Francesco is the Founder of Fit & Healthy 365 and Creator of the 15 Minute Workout Club, an online workout membership site. As a Certified Personal Trainer, Lydia educates clients and the public that healthy living doesn’t need to be complicated. She promotes simple, fun, exercise, self-care, and creating a healthy mindset with a long-term approach to wellness.

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