Katrina and Karena stand with backs against one another with a desert mountain in the background

MOVEMENT – Move This

Tone It Up Stronger, Together

With the Tone It Up Founders

Sculpt and strengthen in time for summer with Tone It Up founders Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott, loved and known globally for inspiring women to get moving and to support each other in community, along the way. Grab a friend and follow Dawn and Scott on this five-move circuit that will boost your metabolism, tone your gorgeous muscles and help you achieve your fitness goals while you’re having a blast working out.

K+K Total Body Workout 

Workout: Do 15 reps per move. Repeat the circuit two times through!
Equipment: Tone It Up dumbbells (get yours here!)

Katrina Scott demonstrates the Squat to Press exercise on the beach

1. Squat + Press

Sculpts your legs, booty, and shoulders.

  • Stand with feet hip-width apart, holding a dumbbell in each hand at shoulder height.
  • Keeping your chest up and core engaged, lower into a squat position—booty back and thighs as close to parallel to the ground as possible.
  • Driving through your heels, come back up to standing as you press the dumbbells overhead.
Karena Dawn demonstrates the Bent Over Row exercise on the beach

2. Bent Over Row

Sculpts your back and arms.

  • Begin standing with feet hip-width apart, holding a dumbbell in each hand.
  • Send your hips back and chest forward to hit a bent-over position — back flat, neck neutral, and shoulders relaxed down your back.
  • Row the dumbbells toward your chest, keeping your elbows close to your sides.
  • Straighten your arms back toward the ground.
Katrina Scott demonstrates the Weighted Reverse Lunge exercise on the the beach

3. Reverse Lunge + Curl

Sculpts your legs, booty, and biceps.

  • Begin standing with feet together, holding a dumbbell in each hand at your sides.
  • Engaging your core, step your right foot back, and lower until your legs are bent at 90 degrees, and back knee is hovering just above the ground.
  • At the same time, curl the dumbbells up to your chest.
  • Come back up to standing by stepping the right foot forward and lowering the dumbbells back down.
  • Repeat on the other side.
Karena Dawn demonstrates the Weighted Cross Punches exercise on the beach

4. Cross Body Punches

Sculpts your shoulders, arms, and abs. 

  • Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, holding a dumbbell in each hand at chest height.
  • Engage your core as you punch your right hand across your body.
  • Repeat on the left side.
Katrina Scott demonstrates the Rock the Boat exercise on the beach

5. Rock the Boat

Sculpts your entire core!

  • Start seated with your knees bent and feet lifted about six inches off the ground, holding a dumbbell in both hands at chest height.
  • With a flat back and chest lifted, lean back at a 45-degree angle.
  • Engage your core as you twist your torso to the right, then back to center.
  • Repeat on the left side.

For more total-body routines to get you summer-ready, download the Tone It Up app today! 

Video and photo credit: Courtesy Tone It Up


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Tone It Up

Tone It Up founders Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn are the trainers and co-founders of Tone It Up, a community of strong women whose mission is “to support and motivate you to lead your healthiest, happiest lives and make your dreams come true.” Both new in town, they met at the gym on a Friday night and soon realized they both wanted to share their passion for fitness and create a community for women to connect in a positive way to reach their goals. What started as two women with a camera and determination has evolved into a sisterhood of millions who work out with the Tone It Up App and follow the Tone It Up Nutrition Plan, and who have forged lifelong connections on their way to becoming their fittest, healthiest, happiest and most confident ever.