No one wants to have the loose skin on our upper arms, women nor men. It looks bad and all we want to do is to get rid of it. It sags and it mostly appears because the lack of physical activity or aging. You can tighten it using some exercises for the triceps muscle particularly. When your triceps becomes formed that sagging skin will align along with the arm muscles and reduce.
Here, we’re presenting you 5 of the most useful exercises that will help you against the flabby and sagging skin of your upper arm! Take a look!
You should start this exercise in a push-up position on the toes. Align your body with the head and put your hands under the shoulders. After this, bend the elbows so that you can lower close to the floor. Then, bend them backwards at 90 degrees while you’re at the bottom position.
Remember to keep the body straight all the time. Your arms should be completely extended when it’s pressed back.
Stretch out your legs in front of your body and glide the butt off the bench front. Make sure your arms are straight and hold the bench with the hands apart at a shoulder width.
Then, lower your body and bend the elbows so that you form a 90-degree angle. Keep your back close to the bench! When you’ve noticed your body touches the floor, straighten the arms again and return to the initial position. This is considered to be one repetition.
Make sure you keep the shoulders down all the time! Bend your legs if you find this exercise a bit difficult at the beginning. You’ll get used to it in time.
Bent Over Barbell Row
Bend your knees slightly with your palms down and hold a barbell. Try to bend at the waist so that you lean the body forward, but you must keep your back straight!
Make sure your back is parallel to the ground with the head up. Make sure your arms are perpendicular to the floor and the body. The barbell should hang in front of you.
Keep your body static. Breathe out and raise the barbell, but make sure you hold the weight only with your forearms. Squeeze your muscles of the back at the top contracted position. Hold for several seconds.
Breathe in and then lower the barbell gradually so that you can return it to the initial position.
Do this while you’re standing with the feet shoulder-width apart. Get a dumbbell in one hand. Raise the dumbbell over the head so that you can extend both of your hands fully. Make sure your palms face up.
After this, lower the resistance in a semicircular motion behind your head. Do this until you touch the biceps with your forearms. Make sure your upper arms remain close to the head, and the elbows are in and perpendicular to the floor.
Make sure your upper arm is static during the exercise. You should only move your forearms. Breathe in and then raise the dumbbell with the triceps. Return to the initial position and breathe out.
Triceps dumbbell kickback
Start by holding a dumbbell in each hand. Keep your back straight and your palms facing the body. Bend your knees a little bit and bend your torso forward at the waist.
Keep your head up along with the torso parallel to the floor. Make sure your forearms point towards the floor at a 90-degree angle with your upper arm. This is considered to be the initial position.
Keep your upper arms still and lift the weights with the triceps until your arms become fully extended. Make sure you focus on the forearms.
Make a pause for several seconds and then breathe in. Lower the dumbbells gradually and after that, return to the initial position.