I've never been much of an arm-worker-outer so I did a little research and found some great resources and articles for toning up the arms and I'm going to incorporate these into my daily workout routine. I don't want to be like bulging out of my clothes or anything but I want to have those arms that people are like "oh hey whoa I never noticed Lindsay was actually kind of buff until she picked up that 100-lb object with one hand and all her muscles flexed". Haha. But really-
FitSugar's article on Yoga Poses to Tone Arms shows yoga poses to tone arms without equipment and these are the two I will start with. Check out last week's Wednesday Workout for free yoga video sites.
Livestrong's article The Fastest Way to Tone Flabby Arms (um hi FASTEST? how fast are we talking?) stresses the importance of reducing fat through healthy eating and cardio THEN toning. OK ALSO lesson from this article: women store more fat in their upper arms than men because of hormones!??!
|UGH PUSHUPS DO WE HAVE TO?|
This Fitness Magazine article features 3 moves for each level (beginner, intermediate and advanced) you can do at home! Here is a sampling:
|Beginner: Arm Circles|
|Intermediate: High V|
|Advanced: Overhead Bend|
Other favorite great at-home arm toning workout programs:
The 15 Minute Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout from Women's Health Mag
Fitness Blender's Full Length Upper Body Workouts
30 Day Fitness Challenges' 30 Day Tricep Dip Challenge
What are your favorite arm exercises? Suggestions for toning arms?
OH PS need some good workout clothes? Zulily is having a sale on Cool Tech Fitness Clothes- everything is under $20! Go get your's!
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