Love Your Upper Arms

“I hate the summer,” moans my friend Sara. “I have to show my upper arms in public.” Women of all ages tend to disparage the area from the elbow to the shoulder, wishing it were less fleshy or more defined. Here at MiddleSexy we want you to love your upper arms, or at least stop…

Exercises We Love: Tricep Kickback

Say goodbye to upper arm flab with this fabulous muscle-tightening exercise. How It Works: You’ll need two hand weights. If you are new to exercising with weights, start with a one-pound or a two-pound weight and work up from there. Grab a weight in each hand and lower your arms Stand with your legs shoulder-width…

Exercises We Love: The Crunch

Want a six-pack in a hurry? This exercise is for you. Why Middlesexy Loves The Crunch: An exercise for strengthening that all-important core, The Crunch is a sit up-like exercise that does wonders for your pecs, abdomen and obliques, which are the muscles that surround the abs. Plus you don’t need any gear to do…

Exercises We Love: The Burpee

The head of training at my gym calls the burpee the “perfect exercise.” A burpee is the everything-old-is-new-again name for a squat thrust (remember those from gym class?) with an added jump at the end. Why Middlesexy Loves The Burpee: It makes you strong, builds endurance AND it burns calories. Plus, it requires no equipment…