Want Madonna’s Toned Arms? Celeb Yoga Coach Gwen Lawrence Spills Workout Secrets!
We’re well into our commitment to summer excellence. No fitness regimen is complete without toning to get those great tank top-worthy arms. Want arms like Madonna, Kelly Ripa and Eva Mendes? The trick to great arms is high reps and resistance. From arms curls to plank holds and down dogs, work out with a familiar friend on GaiamTV.com and get motivated to sculpt your arms this summer.
Nothing beats a simple push up to tone the biceps, triceps and shoulders.
- Keep your arms shoulder width apart, palms flat
- Control your movements – lower slowly and rise slowly
- Forget counting reps – instead, continue for 1-3 minutes or until you can’t go anymore – then add one more!
- Don’t forget to breathe through each movement
For more of a challenge, try the ball version above — or if you are a beginner, simply push against the wall — and watch your beautiful arms emerge!
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Good luck and stay inspired!
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Gwen’s unique combination of dance, massage and yoga training experience, coupled with her extensive knowledge of anatomy and nutrition, provides her clients with overwhelming benefits. Gwen is the yoga instructor for 5 NY Pro teams. Her writing appears in Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Fitness Magazine, Shape Magazine, Yoga Journal, Details, shape.com, and espn.com. She makes regular appearances on NBC’s TODAY show, and Good Day New York. She was featured in June’s ESPN Magazine as the “Best Innovation in Sports Medicine,” and is a featured “Super Ambassador” for GaiamTV.com.
GaiamTV.com is a streaming video subscription service that includes exclusive yoga and fitness classes plus thousands of inspirational films, documentaries, personal growth, health and wellness videos. It is available for $9.95 a month with a 10-day free trial. GaiamTV.com features renowned instructors, including Rodney Yee, Jillian Michaels, Seane Corn, The FIRM, Mari Winsor, Deepak Chopra, Jack Canfield and dozens more. Top inspirational films, such as “I AM,” written and directed by Tom Shadyac, are also included. In addition, GaiamTV.com offers weekly live-streamed original programming with its new show, “Gaiam Inspirations” hosted by Lisa Garr. GaiamTV.com is available on a wide array of portable devices, including the iPad, and iPhone. GaiamTV.com is a division of Gaiam, Inc.