Sculpt and strengthen your shoulders, obliques, and triceps with this combo move from Chris Skoglund, a personal trainer at the Sports Center at Chelsea Piers in New York City.
- Stand with your feet hip-width apart, holding a dumbbell in each hand at shoulder height, elbows bent 90 degrees and palms facing forward.
- Press your right arm up and rotate your torso to the left from your waist while you draw abs in to activate your core; hold for 2 counts.
- Return to the center while lowering weight to your right shoulder.
- Switch sides, alternating 10 times.
- Work up to 3 sets.
Originally published in Fitness magazine, January 2006.