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Upper-body Pilates

Your problem zone Weak shoulders, back and arms; overall lack of muscle tone and definition in upper body



Your goal To get a strong, sculpted look above the waist



The 10-20-30 promise By extending and reaching in these exercises, you strengthen your arms and sculpt your shoulders and back. These moves challenge your triceps, chest, shoulders, and upper- and middle-back muscles. "By about the 10th to 15th session, you'll see more definition in your shoulders and arms," Ungaro says. "By session 20, the chest opens and the physique becomes more balanced."



Cardio Rx Choose cardio machines that work the arms, such as a dual-action elliptical trainer, Versaclimber or rowing machine. Swimming, boxing and martial arts are also ideal.

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