Exercises for Your Arms

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What exercises can I do to strengthen my arms?

Exercises for Your Arms

There's no way to hide flabby arms in the summer! Wear those cute sundresses with confidence after adding these arm exercises to your cardio workout:

Skull Crushers: This exercise is great for the backs of your arms. Lie on your back with your knees bent. Move your arms above your head with a weight in each hand. Starting from the floor, slowly move your arms from the floor until they are directly above your face. Keep your arms straight and slowly lower your arms back down to the floor. If you feel strain in your neck, decrease the amount of weight.

Kickbacks: This arm exercise works your triceps. Stand at an exercise bench, bending at the waist with your right knee and right arm on the bench and your left side off the bench. Hold a weight in your left hand and straighten your elbow so your arm is vertical to your waist. Keep your back flat and make sure your elbow straightens. Hold for a few seconds then return to starting position.

Handbag Curl: Stand with your arms at your side and your feet shoulder-width apart. Hold a dumbbell in each hand with palms facing your body. Bend your right arm to 90 degrees and hold this position as you bend your left arm to your shoulder and back down. Remember to keep your elbow at your side. Complete 10 reps on your left side while holding your right arm in place and then switch sides.

   

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