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One thing that people don't do often enough is just stand and extend their arms out—really reaching through the chest while relaxing the shoulders. The simple act of holding your arms outstretched, either to the side or in front, is quite fatiguing. Why? It's a new movement that the body must build the strength to sustain. And that's what you want. Add weights and you'll sculpt the entire arm, as well as further strengthen it, building even more muscle. And we all know that the more muscle you have, the more calories you can torch at rest. Another reason to tighten up: As we age, the skin starts to sag, but toning helps you fight back. OK, time to get defined!
Go through this sequence twice. And don't forget your 30 to 60 minutes of cardio six days a week.
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