These 8 moves can help you get rid of underarm fat

Women wearing strapless clothes look gorgeous without the risk of looking offensive. Wearing these kinds of clothes, one can demonstrate a toned chest, shoulders and arms. But what can be done if you struggle with fat under your arms? If there is some fat in this area, it stops you from wearing strapless dresses, which expose this part of your body, it does not look attractive at all.

If you would like to target this area and make it look toned as well as wear anything you want with no risk of exposing some fatty parts, follow this underarm workout to get rid of the fat and look more sensual, young, and toned.

In order to achieve a visible result, one should carry out these exercises routinely. This area is not the hardest to workout, however, it requires some repetition. Some of the exercises workout other areas as well, such as the stomach, shoulders, chest and core.

#1. Seated Single Arm Overhead Dumbbell Tricep Extensions

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– Sit on a bench while holding a dumbbell in your left hand with an overhand grip. Tighten your core and straighten your lower back. Lift the dumbbell to shoulder height.

– Push the dumbbell overhead with your palm facing forward. Keep the upper arm in place. Slowly bend at the elbow and lower the weight behind your head.

– Push the dumbbell back up over your head squeezing the tricep muscle. Immediately begin the next repetition. Switch sides once you have completed all repetitions.

#2. Dumbbell Step-Ups

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– Place a bench in front of you. Hold a pair of dumbbells and stand facing the bench. Brace your core and keep your gaze straight ahead.

– Bring your right knee up and step up on to the bench. Placing all of the effort in your right leg, bring your body up into a standing position on the bench.

– Slowly lower yourself to the starting position and switch legs.

#3. Push-ups

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– Place a Swiss Ball on the ground and lie face down in front of it. With your hands beneath your shoulders, push yourself up into a classic Push-Up position. With a tight core, place one foot on the Swiss Ball. Once you feel balanced, position the other foot on the ball as well.

– Maintaining a braced core and a flat back, slowly lower your upper body towards the floor. Focus all of the tension into your chest. Your feet will remain on the ball, fighting for balance during the movement.

– Push yourself back into the starting position before beginning again.

#4. Incline Dumbbell Flyes

– Set up an incline bench at about 30 degrees. Lie on the bench and hold a dumbbell in each hand with an overhand grip.

– Make sure you keep your back flat and your shoulders pushed back Turn your hands in so that your palms are facing each other, holding the dumbbells over your chest with your elbows slightly bent and pointing outwards. (As if you are hugging someone)

– Lower the dumbbells out to the side of your shoulders, while keeping your elbows slightly bent in a smooth arcing motion. Continue lowering them until you feel a stretch in your chest and shoulders. Pause for a count of one.

– Bring the dumbbells back to the starting position in the same smooth arc with your elbows slightly bent until the dumbbells are nearly touching. Repeat.

#5. Pull-ups

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– Standing under a pull up bar, reach up and hold onto the bar with an overhand grip. Make sure your hands are about twice your shoulder width apart. Keep your arms straight and hang from the bar so that your arms are taking all of your weight.

– Keeping your body straight and not swinging your weight, pull your body up towards the bar by pulling your elbows down towards your torso at an angle. Continue lifting until your chest is nearly touching the bar. You should feel a “squeeze” at the base of your lats (about midway down your back and to the side) as they contract.

– Once your lats have completely contracted at the top of the movement, slowly lower your body to the starting position. Repeat.

#6. Standing Dumbbell Overhead Shoulder Press

– Holding a dumbbell in each hand, stand straight, with your feet shoulder width apart. Raise the dumbbells to head height by rotating your arms forward and up.

– Your triceps should be parallel to the floor and your elbows bent at 90 degrees. This is the start position. Keeping your back straight and using only your arms, extend through your shoulders and elbows to drive the dumbbells straight up, ehaling as you do so.

– As your arms reach the fully extended position, bring them in towards each other until the dumbbels touch lightly together. Hold for a count of one, while squeezing your shoulder muscles.

– In a controlled movement, return to the starting position, inhaling as you do so. Repeat.

#7. One Arm Dumbbell Bench Rows

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– Place a dumbbell on each side of a flat bench. Place your right knee on the end of the bench. Bend your torso from the waist until your upper body is parallel to the floor, while placing your right hand on the bench in front of you for support.

– With your left hand, pick up the dumbbell with an overhand grip. The palm of your hand should be facing into you. Keep your lower back straight. This is the start position.

– Using your back muscles, pull the dumbbell straight up to the side of your chest, keeping your upper arm close to your side. Exhale as you do so. At the top of the movement, hold for a count of one and squeeze your back muscles.

– Return to the start position inhaling as you do so. Repeat. Complete all repetitions for one side before switching sides.

#8. Tricep Dumbbell Kickbacks

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– Start by standing to the right of a flat bench with a dumbbell on the floor to your right. Place your left knee on the bench with your left hand palm down n the bench in front of it. In this position, keep your back straight. Pick up the dumbbell with your right hand using an overhand grip.

– Raise your arm until it is in line with your body, keeping your elbow tucked into your side and bent to a 90 degree angle. Your forearm should be pointing straight down to the floor. Extend your arm using your triceps to lift the weight until it is level with your shoulder.

– Hold for a count of one while squeezing your tricep. Lower to the starting position by bending your elbow to 90 degrees.Hold and repeat. Complete the set for your right arm before changing stance to work your left arm.