Sculpt Your Arms With These 3 Barre Moves

By Katrina Scott on
Barre Exercises - Ballet Arms With Tori Arm day, yes way! You know our favorite way to feel instantly strong is by working those gorgeous arms. And we’re doing it barre-style today for a major post-holiday burn. Head to your Tone It Up app now for your brand NEW Ballet Arms workout with Tori! You’ll find it in the Barre section On Demand. Not only does Tori show you the best barre exercises to sculpt your shoulders, biceps, chest, and back — she also sneaks in some lower body work, too! That means you get a total body tune up in just 10 minutes! Through each pulse and plie, think about breathing deep and focusing on one rep at a time so you make it through each round strong!  We’ll see you for the complete routine in your Tone It Up app — and for a sneak peek of the moves check out our 3 faves below! All you need is a light pair of dumbbells to crush it babe! Check in with us on Insta with a post-workout flex #TIUteam!!  xxo, K&K

3 Barre Exercises for Toned Arms

Time to target those arms by taking it to the barre! Do the 3 exercises below, rest for a minute, then repeat for 3 rounds total. Embrace the burn babe! You’ll love how good you feel after! Barre Exercises - Plie Overhead Press  

Plie + Overhead Press

Sculpts your legs, shoulders, arms, and core! Begin standing with feet together, holding a dumbbell in each hand. Turn toes slightly outward and lift heels. Bend your knees to drop your hips low and bend your arms 90 degrees, pulling your elbows into your sides, palms facing out. Keep your pelvis tucked slightly forward and abs engaged. This is your starting position. Straighten your legs as you press your arms straight up overhead. Then re-bend the arms and legs to return to start. Repeat. Do 60 seconds.  Barre Arm Exercises - Curtsy Lunge Curl

Curtsy Lunge + Curl

Sculpts your legs and biceps! Begin standing with feet together. Step your right foot behind your left on a diagonal. Holding a dumbbell in each hand, bring your arms up to shoulder height, palms facing away from you. This is your starting position. Bend your knees, lowering down into a curtsy lunge. At the same time, bend your elbows, curling the dumbbells up to your ears for a bicep curl. Straighten arms and legs to return to start. Repeat. Do 30 seconds on each side.  Barre Arm Exercises - Plie Squat Underhand Fly

Plie Squat + Underhand Fly

Sculpts your legs, arms, chest, and back! Start standing with feet a few steps wider than hip-width, toes pointed slightly outward. Holding a dumbbell in each hand, lift your arms to shoulder height, palms facing upward. This is your starting position. Bend your legs to hit a plie squat, knees bent 90 degrees. At the same time, bring your arms in front of your chest to cross. Then, straighten out your legs and brings your arms wide again. Repeat, alternating which arm goes on top. Do 60 seconds.

Try some of our fave quick HIIT and strength routines in the Tone It Up app! You'll break a sweat and see serious results fast!

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