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Yoga Workout to Tone Your Arms

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Updated May 16, 2014

Tone your biceps and triceps for strong, sleek arms.

1. Downward Facing Dog - Adho Mukha Svanasana

Downward Facing Dog
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Begin the sequence in downward facing dog.

2. Plank Pose

Plank Pose
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Come forward to a plank position.

3. Side Plank - Vasisthasana

Side Plank Pose - Vasisthasana
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Roll the the right side, coming onto the outside edge of your right foot and lifting the left arm up toward the ceiling.

4. Full Side Plank - Full Vasisthasana

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Grab the left big toe and come into full side plank if your practice includes this pose.

Come through plank and do side plank on the left arm.

5. Plank Pose

Plank Pose
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Return to plank.

6. Four Limbed Staff Pose - Chaturanga Dandasana

Chaturanga Dandasana
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Lower to chaturanga. For an extra arm strengthener, push back up to plank and lower to chaturanga again. Do several of these chaturanga push ups.

7. Upward Facing Dog - Urdhva Mukha Svanasana

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Roll over the toes to upward facing dog.

8. Downward Facing Dog - Adho Mukha Svanasana

Downward Facing Dog
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Push back to downward facing dog.

 

9. Down Dog Split

Down Dog Split with Open Hips
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Lift the right leg to a downward facing dog split.

10. Wild Thing

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Flip the dog, coming into wild thing.

Come back to downward facing dog and repeat wild thing on the left side.

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