Flabby and out of shape upper arms can cause real embarrassment and a reason which holds you back from trying out smart dresses, especially in case of wome. Do you suffer from the same problem? You might be exercising but if you have problematic upper arms you need to focus on their workout primarily, to shed that extra fat and bring them in shape.
There are specific toning exercises for upper arms which will tone them and give them the right shape in a short time. So here are some exercises.
4 Exercises For Upper Arms
Side Raise With Dumbbells
Start this exercise by standing tall. Your feet should be hip width apart. Keep your knees slightly bent. You will need to hold a dumbbell in each of your hands and allow your hands to hang by your sides. Your palms should be facing inwards. Start to raise your arm but keep it a little bend from your elbows.You can raise your arms to your side till the dumbbells are completely at level with your palms and shoulders. Now slowly lower your arms and repeat.
Plank Arm Row And Rotate
To do this exercise you will need a mat. Start from a full push-up position. This means your body will form a straight line. Your head and heels will be straight and you will be balancing on your toes and hands. Your feet need to be wide – best position is their being shoulder width apart.Now, while your hips are at level, lift your left hand from the floor and then bend the left elbow just behind you. Your hand will be just next to shoulder. Get back to the starting position and repeat. Repeat by keeping your torso to right which means your left elbow will be pointing up. You can do these in sets of 2.
Horizontal Curl With Dumbbells
You will hold a dumbbell in each hand. Now raise your arms straight towards your sides, so that your hands and elbows are almost of the same level as your shoulder. Your palms will face upwards. You can now bend your arms upwards making a 90 degree.Your arms should be parallel to the flow. Your elbow and shoulders will have the same level. Your palms should face inwards. Now, you can straighten your arms once again and get back to the starting position. Repeat.
Horizontal Row With Dumbbells
Start by holding a dumbbell in your hand. Be on your knees and hands. Ensure that your back is straight. Your knees have to be aligned just under your hips. Your right hand has to be under the right shoulder. Palm should be facing inwards. Now, by bending your elbow a little bit, bend a bit so that your left arm reaches the side. The dumbbell needs to be kept on the floor.
Elbow position will be a bit behind. Your palm will be facing backwards and forearm will be hanging down. Once down return to the starting position and complete the set. Now repeat by switching sides. Try out the above upper arm exercises and enjoy perfectly toned arms like never before.