Sexy Arms in Seven Moves
Sit on edge of a chair, hands on
edge of seat, fingers forward, legs extended, feet flexed. Use arms to
lift yourself off chair. Bend elbows, lowering body until upper arms are
almost parallel to floor, hips directly under shoulders (as shown).
Push through hands to rise back up for 1 rep. Do 12 reps.
Start in a plank. Walk hands
together so thumbs and forefingers form a triangle. Do a complete
push-up (as shown) for 1 rep. Too tough? Lower your knees. Do 12 reps.
- Works triceps, shoulders, chest, abs
Stand with feet staggered, right
foot in front, left heel lifted, arms at sides, a weight in each hand.
Bend elbows to draw weights to rib cage, then bend right knee and lean
slightly forward. Maintain this position as you straighten arms behind
you (as shown); pause for 1 count. Lower arms to start for 1 rep. Do 12
reps, switching legs halfway through.
- Works triceps, hips, back
Lie faceup with knees bent, feet
flat, a weight in each hand. Lift hips to form a straight line from
shoulders to knees as you press weights above chest, palms in (as
shown). Lower arms out to sides to hover just above floor. Raise arms
back to ceiling, then lower hips and weights to start for 1 rep. Do 12
Curl 'n' Press
- Works chest, shoulders, butt, hamstrings
Start in a deep squat, a weight
in each hand, elbows on knees, forearms raised. Lower weights until
forearms are parallel to floor, then curl weights toward chest (as
shown). Stand and straighten arms overhead. Return to start for 1 rep.
Do 12 reps.
- Works shoulders, biceps, butt, thighs
Start with feet wider than
hip-width apart, left foot out, a weight in right hand. With left knee
soft, lean left at hip and reach left hand to toes as you extend right
arm to ceiling (as shown). Stand, keeping arm lifted and eyes on weight.
Lower to start for 1 rep. Do 12 reps. Switch sides; repeat.
- Works shoulders, upper back, butt
Stand with feet hip-width apart, hands at sides, a weight in each hand.
Raise left arm in front of you, weight vertical, as you raise right arm
to side, weight horizontal, to shoulder level (as shown). Return to
start. Repeat, switching arm positions, for 1 rep. Do 12 reps.
Works chest, shoulders, upper back
- This speedy sculpting workout is designed by Pete McCall