Ever seen a ballerina with shapeless shoulders or bra bulge? Didn't think so. That's why we're sold on this workout routine, designed by Tracey Mallett, creator of Booty Barre. It features six dance-inspired variations on familiar strength moves that focus on your arms, shoulders, back, and chest. Plus, because you stand in traditional ballet postures—like first position and plié—your butt and legs get in on the toning action too.
| Oct 14, 2013
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6 Easy Moves for a Buff Upper Body
How it works: Twice a week, do 1 set of 12 reps of each exercise, without resting in between. Repeat the circuit once if you're a beginner or twice for a more intense workout.
You will need: Free weights