6 Best Exercises to Tone Your Arms




Undertaking physical activities is fundamentally important for general body fitness. Apparently, most of the individuals engage in intense physical activities specifically for toning their arms. An estimated population of 22.8 billion people in the UK particulate in weight lifting activities every day. The number is most likely to be higher in the US where the fitness industry is also flooded. Perhaps people have not been informed of some alternatives that work better than weight lifting which is somehow a risky exercise. However, there are much easier techniques that can tone your arms without having to strain. Discussed below are 6 easy exercises that will help you to time your arms effectively.

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1. Bent Over Reverse Fly

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How to do:

  • Into an open space, stand upright and spread your legs slightly.
  • It’s advisable to carry some weight on both arms.
  • Engage the core and lean forward and the body is in parcel to the ground.
  • Move your weighty arms backwards and upwards to a maximum position that you can attain and maintain the position.
  • Or this severally while taking a deep breath before each move.

How it benefits: It strengthens the biceps and triceps making the arms stronger.

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2. Overhead Triceps Extension:

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How to do:

  • Stand upright in a free zone and spread your legs an inch apart.
  • Raise your hands vertically upwards while holding dumbbells on both hands.
  • Drop your hands behind your back repeatedly back and forth.
  • Although you will feel some burning and reduced strength, continue doing until you can’t do it anymore.

How it benefits: It tones the shoulder muscles including triceps and biceps.

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3. Triceps Kickbacks

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How to do:

  • While standing upright, lean forward slightly but keep the back straight.
  • Hold equal masses of dumbbells on both hands and engage the core to provide balance for the body.
  • Bend your arms backwards ensuring that only the elbow joints are moving.
  • Bend the elbows until the triceps get aligned to the back.
  • Do this severely keeping the body static.

How it benefits:

  • It strengthens the core and abdominal muscles.
  • It stretches the arms muscles making them more flexible.

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4. Standing Bicep Curls:

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How to do:

  • Simply stand up upright and move your legs closely.
  • Hold dumbbells on both hands and lower your arms downwards.
  • Begin lifting the dumbbells upwards with the elbow joint acting as the pivot.
  • Ensure the upper arm is stationary and repeat this exercise severally.

How it benefits: It strengthens the upper body while toning the biceps and triceps.

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5. Chair Dips:

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How to do:

  • Slowly sit on a medium raised chair while facing away from it.
  • Place both palms on the seat beside your buns and move the legs away from the sit.
  • Begin lowering the body down and then lift it upwards by extending the arms.
  • Do this severally until you feel some heat.

How it benefits: It increases the arms energy by triggering inner power.

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6. Push Ups:

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How to do:

  • Position the body on the floor while on your fours.
  • With both the palms on the floor and the tiptoes, lift your body up then down while keeping it straight.

How it benefits:

  • Push-ups tighten the body muscles while building the body’s strength.
  • Works on both triceps and biceps toning them inwards and outwards.

It’s beyond doubt that the above workouts are the easiest and effective exercises for toning the arms without doing intense exercises. Consider trying them out and experience the change.

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Written by: Pravallika Menon

Pravallika Menon is editor & Writer for "BeautyEpic.com". Full time beautician for a organic Hair n Makeup saloon. She has completed graduation in Andhra University. Social Activist & Yoga Trainer.

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