The absolute best way to feel confident before a big date, event or gal pal get-together is with a little quickie workout. It brings blood to your muscles and gives your cheeks a beautiful rosy glow. We especially love focusing on our arms to add some last-minute toning before showing them off in a strappy dress! Today, we’re sharing an amazing routine that will sculpt your arms and upper back — perfect before meeting with your hunny or besties for Valentines Day!

Go through the entire circuit three times.

Tricep Dips


What: Tones your triceps!

How: Begin with your hands planted on a sturdy chair, arms straight, shoulders down and legs bent straight in front of you. Slowly bend at the elbow and lower down until arms form a 90-degree angle. Straighten back to starting position.

Complete 14 reps.

Bridge Chest Press


What: Sculpts your chest, triceps and booty!

How: Begin in a bridge position with booty lifted, a dumbbell in each hand and arms bent at a 90-degree angle with upper arms resting on the ground. While keeping your hips pressed up and core engaged, straighten arms out in front of you. Slowly lower back to start.

Complete 14 reps.

Upright Row


What: Tones shoulders, back and biceps!

How: Begin standing straight with arms in front of you, a dumbbell in each hand. Slowly raise dumbbells to your chest while keeping elbows out to the side. Make sure shoulders are down throughout the move. Slowly lower back to start.

Cross Body Hammer Curl


What: Sculpts biceps!

How: Begin standing with arms by your side, a dumbbell in each hand. With palms facing your body, raise your right arm to your left shoulder. Slowly lower back down and repeat with the opposite arm.

Complete 14 reps on each side.



What: Tones chest and triceps!

How: Begin in a plank position with hands directly below shoulders and core engaged. You can either start with your knees or toes on the ground. Slowly lower chest to the ground while keeping your back in a straight line. Lower until arms reach a 90-degree angle, then return to start.

Complete 14 reps.

Want even MORE?! Try our Quick Arm workout HERE.

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What’s your favorite way to tone your arms? Let us know @BritandCo and @ToneItUp!

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