Best Exercises For Slimming Your Arms

Published 2 years ago  in Blogs
 

In recent years people have become more conscious and driven towards obtaining the perfect body. A range of diets and exercises have been introduced, all claiming to help you achieve your goal weight, but with all these options available,  it’s getting hard to distinguish between those that will genuinely work and those that won’t. In terms of slimming your arms particularly, it may be hard but just like any form of exercise, if you work hard and stay committed, the results will come. Below are the 5 best exercises to help you obtain skinny arms.

1.     Rotating Triceps Kick Back:

  • Place your left leg and left hand on top of your weight bench
  • Hold a dumbbell in your right hand, your right leg should be on the ground
  • Lean forward at the hips till your upper body is at a 45 degree angle to the floor
  • Bend your right elbow so your upper arm is parallel to the floor
  • Keep your elbow close to your waist
  • Pull your abdominals in and bend your knees slightly
  • Slowly bend your arm to lower the weight
  • Bring back and repeat
  • Once you’ve completed the set with your right arm, repeat the set using your left arm keeping your right leg and hand on the weight bench 

2.     Pike walk Pushup Combo:

  • Stand with your feet together and your arms by your side
  • Bend over (it’s okay if your knees SLIGHTLY BEND)
  • Place your hands/fingertips on the floor in front of you
  • Walk your hands forward in to plank position and do one push up
  • Keeping your hands in place, walk up your feet till they’re as close  to your hands as possible
  • Repeat 5-6 more times
  • Start with a dumbbell in each hand and keep your palms facing your torso
  • Keep your back straight with a slight bend in the knees
  • Bend forward at the waist
  • Torso should be almost parallel to the floor, head up, and your upper arms close to your torso and almost parallel to the floor and your forearms pointed towards the floor as you hold the weights.
  • While keeping your upper arms stationery, exhale and use your triceps to lift the weights until the arm is fully extended
  • Inhale and slowly lower the dumbbells back in to position

3.     Airplane Extension:

  • Lie facedown
  • Extend your arms out at shoulder level, with your palms facing the floor
  • Lift your arms, legs and chest off the floor
  • Holding that position, bring your arms forward , reaching past your head
  • Hold for one count
  • Lower yourself to the floor
  • Repeat 10-15 times 

4.     Crescent Lunge And Row:

  • Grab a dumbbell in your right hand
  • Stand with your feet together
  • Keep your arms at your side
  • Lunge forward with your left leg until your left knee is bent 90 degrees
  • Lower your torso as close as possible to your left knee as you raise y our left arm out to the side shoulder height, palm down
  • Allow the dumbbell in your right hand to hang naturally
  • Row the dumbbell straight up till your right elbow passes your torso
  • Do 15-20 times, then repeat on the opposite side 

Tips:

  • Be consistent
  • Set realistic goals
  • Eat slow digesting carbs before workouts
  • Don’t train too heavy for to long