These multitasking moves from our sister magazine Fitness will tone your abs, legs, and upper arms. Jonathan Ross, owner of Aion Fitness in Bowie, Maryland, shows you five quick exercises perfect for busy schedules. Grab a pair of 5- to 10-pound dumbbells and a mat, and get ready to trim, tighten and tone.
This move targets triceps, abs, and hips.
Lie faceup with knees bent 90 degrees, a dumbbell in each hand, arms over shoulders, palms in.
Bend elbows, bringing dumbbells behind head, as you lift and extend legs in from of you. Return to start. Do 15 reps.
This move targets lower back, butt and legs.
Stand with feet more than should-width apart, toes pointed out 45 degrees, a dumbbell in each hand, arms in front of thighs, palms in.
Hinge forward from hips, keeping back and legs straight, as you lower dumbbells to shin leve. Return to start. Do 12 reps.
This move targets biceps, abs, hips, butt, and legs.
Stand with feet more than shoulder-width apart, toes pointed out 45 degrees, a dumbbell in each hand, arms by sides, palms in.
Squat, keeping knees behind toes. Maintain squat and do 2 hammer curls: Palms in, elbows by sides, bring weights to shoulders, then lower.
Stand up to return to start position. Turn palms to face forward and do 2 biceps curls. Repeat series 5 times.
This move targets shoulders, abs, butt, and legs.
Stand with feet shoulder- width apart, a dumbbell in each hand, elbows bent by sides, hands in front of shoulders, palms in.
Squat, keeping knees behind toes and abs engaged.
Stand up while simultaneously turning palms forward, pressing arms straight overhead and lifting heels off floor. Lower to start. Do 15 reps.
This move targets back, abs, and legs.
Stand with feet hip-width apart, knees slightly bent, a dumbbell in each hand, palms facing thighs.
Lift right foot a few inches behind you. Keeping back flat and abs tight, hinge forward from waist. Pull elbows up and out to sides at shoulder level; lower.
Do 12 reps, keeping right leg lifted throughout. Switch legs; repeat.