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Little Black Dress Arms Video

Teri Ann shows you how to create the perfect arms for your formal wear so you can feel your best in that little black dress.

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Hi, guys. I'm Terry Anne with Exercise TV and this is your little black dress arms workout. I've created 10 of my favorite upper body exercises to help you feel confident in your little black dress 'cause I know in college you have a lot of formals that you need to dress up for and I want you feeling great. We're gonna start off with some standing exercises. You're gonna do 15 reps of each of the standing exercises. Now we all know what biceps curl is, number 1, it's just a regular biceps curl but you're gonna think about squeezing the muscle at the top. Think of where you think about squeezing biceps because then you will contract and just a little bit harder. Number 2, you're gonna flip your palms to the back of the room and you're gonna give me a front raise squeezing the top of your shoulders just like that dropping your shoulders away from your ears. You have a front raise. Number 3, you're gonna give me a lateral raise. Dropping your shoulder blades down your back, you come up and down, keeping your shoulders away from your ears work in the middle part of your shoulders. Number 4, put in an all together you just have one big shoulder full circle, just like that. Number 5, you bend your arms and at 90 degrees. It's just like we did with the lateral raise only this time your arms do a little bit bent working just a little bit harder to the shoulders. You're gonna hold it up. Number 6, is just the arm kick out. Kick your arms out and bring them back to in. Kick them out and in. Now this time I want you to think about squeezing your triceps it's also working your shoulders. But if you're really focus on your triceps you really squeeze that muscle. You're gonna put your weights down, come down to the floor. Number 7, is the regular push-up. We all know what that is, only I'm gonna change the tempo just a little bit. We're really focusing on the chest now. You're gonna give me 3 counts down, 1 count up. Just like this, 3, 2, 1 push through the chest. 3, 2, 1. one more time, 3, 2, 1 and push up. So your chest is pushed, you've gonna be burning after that. You're gonna need 8 of those and then we're gonna do a crossing push ups. I'll show you, come up, feet or hip feet width apart. You're gonna come in for diagonal. Give me one push up, cross over. One push up, cross over. One push up, and cross over. Just like that. So that's gonna focus on your chest just as little bit more because when you have to push off the floor, you're working just a little bit harder through the chest. We have 2 more exercises to go. Coming onto your knees, come up until push up position. Only this time watch your hands in further close to your buddy. You're gonna give me a triceps push up, pushing through your triceps keeping your elbows as close as you can through your body. So then we'll get rid of all that stuff that jiggle. Last exercise is just gonna be a plunk. So this also works to your core and your arms. Suck in your bellybutton into your spine, come up and hold. So this is at the very end of the workout. I want you to hold it for 1 minute. Do all those 10 exercises and you will feel confident in that little black dress. I'm Terry Anne with Exercise TV.

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