Tone Your Arms in 7 Days -- Yes, It's Possible!

Tone your arms in 7 days with these easy workouts that burn fat and exercise all the muscles groups in your arms, shoulders and upper back (9 Photos)

Jessica Smith on Sep 24, 2012 at 3:57PM

chime in now
  • 2 of 9

Tone Your Arms in 7 Days -- Yes, It's Possible!

Vanessa Rogers Photography

    Loading slides...

Arm Toner #1: V Plie Raise

Targets: arms, shoulders, upper back and legs
Repetitions: 15

This move not only sculpts your shoulders, it also targets your upper back (to help you look killer in that strapless dress) too. The addition of the plie squat engages your lower body muscles, and more muscles worked at once mean more calories burned, all leading to faster fat loss.

Holding onto your weights, start standing with your feet positioned about three feet apart, with your knees and toes pointing out about 45 degrees. Extend your arms down in front of your thighs, palms facing in [as shown in photo A]. Lower into a plie position by bending your knees, pointing them out straight over your toes, as you raise both arms overhead into a wide ‘V’ position [as shown in photo B]. Slowly lower arms as you stand back up out of your plie, returning to start.

Connect with Us
Follow Our Pins

Yummy recipes, DIY projects, home decor, fashion and more curated by iVillage staffers.

Follow Our Tweets

The very dirty truth about fashion internships... DUN DUN @srslytheshow http://t.co/wfewf

On Instagram

Behind-the-scenes pics from iVillage.

Best of the Web