8 arm exercises to get rid of flabby arms

Hundreds of women all around the world face such problems as flabby arms. It lowers our self-esteem and brings lots of discomfort. Some women don`t wear tank tops and other clothes which don`t cover this area.

And fortunately today there is certain amount of methods which can help to eliminate this problem. There is a great variety of different diets, which are effective for those who want to lose weight. And losing weight you`ll lose fat on your arms, too.

There are also special exercises which are more effective than diets since they are aimed at reducing of armpit fat and strengthening the muscles of your arms, shoulders and even back.



#1 Wall Push-Ups

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-If you haven’t been keeping up with regular push-ups, these are a great way to ease back in.

-Place your hands on the wall at about breast height, wider than shoulder-width apart.

-With your arms straight out, you should be leaning slightly toward the wall, feet slightly behind your shoulders.

-Bend your elbow as you let your face and chest come toward the wall, then return to starting position.

#2 Triceps Kickbacks

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-This exercise is excellent for targeting the wiggle-jiggle at the back of the arms without causing discomfort in the wrists or shoulders.

-Grab two 5- to 10-pound dumbbells. With your feet together, hinge forward at the hips and bend slightly at the knees; engage your abs to prevent rounding your back.

-Hold your arms in at a 90-degree angle with your elbows just slightly higher than your torso.

-Slowly extend your arms straight back, and then slowly pull the weight back to starting position.



#3 Stiff-Arm Reach-Backs

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-It’s important to engage upper back muscles to keep the structures that stabilize, strengthen, and support the spine in tiptop shape, which is exactly what this move does.

-Grab two 5- to 10-pound dumbbells. Angle your torso slightly forward, and engage your abs to prevent rounding your back.

-Let your arms hang straight at your side. Reach them straight back beyond your hips until you feel a “squeeze” in your upper back.

-Slowly return to starting position.

#4 Front Shoulder Raise

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-This move is much kinder on the neck and upper traps—with less risk for shoulder impingement—than an overhead press.

-Grab two 3- to 5-pound dumbbells. Stand straight with your arms by your sides. Lift the weights straight out in front of you until they reach shoulder height (no higher).

-Avoid leaning back as you raise the weight up (to accomplish this, tighten your abs as you lift).

-Slowly lower the dumbbells back down to starting position.

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