Armpit Fat Exercises: 5 Best Exercises to Reduce Armpit Fat Fast




Excessive fat stores around the arms and armpits can be quite annoying. Fortunately, you can get rid of these by meticulously following a well-planned workout program. Mentioned below are 5 powerful exercises that can beautifully shape your armpits and arms.

[ Read: How to Lose Arm Fat Fast ]




1. Push ups

push ups for armpit fat

How to Do:

  • Start by bringing your body to a plank position.
  • Gently lower your body.
  • Bring your feet together and place the ball of your feet pressed on the floor.
  • Place your palms on either side of your chest
  • Keep your head straight with your chin touching the ground.
  • Slowly lift your body with the help of your hands and arms.
  • Continue lifting until your arms are straight.

Number of Repetitions: Repeat the above exercise 10 to 30 times. Beginners can practice in 2 sessions of 10 push-ups each.

How it Helps: Push-ups burn and convert the fat around your shoulders, upper arms, and forearms into muscles.

[ Read: Best Exercises to Tone Your Arms ]




2. Plank Shoulder Taps

plank shoulder taps for armpit fat

How to Do:

  • Perch your body in a plank position.
  • Lift your body with your hands.
  • Keep your arms straight and steady as you balance the weight of your body.
  • Shift the weight of your body to your left arm and forcefully lift the right hand.
  • Swing it across to tap your left shoulder and then bring it back to its original position.
  • Repeat the same with your left arm.

Number of Repetitions: Start with 10 repetitions and gradually perform up to 30 taps. This can bring the desired results.

How it Helps: It can strengthen your arms and make them more muscular and firm.

[ Read: Dumbbell Exercises for Toned Arms ]




3. Lying Chest Fly

lying chest fly exercise for armpit fat

How to Do:

  • Lie on your back with dumbbells in your hands.
  • Raise your knees up and place your feet flat on the ground.
  • Spread your arms horizontally.
  • Slowly lift your arms, bringing them together, until they are right above your chest.
  • Keep the elbows straight.
  • Slowly bring your arms back to the floor.

Number of Repetitions: You can repeat this action 10 to 15 times and practice 2 sessions in a day.

How it Helps: Lying chest fly can quickly burn the fat around the chest and shoulder regions.

[ Read: Best Arm Exercises For Women ]




4. Bent Over Reverse Fly

bent over reverse fly for armpit fat

How to Do:

  • Stand straight with a pair of dumbbells in your hands.
  • Bend over from your hip and keep your spine straight.
  • Hold the dumbbells right above your knees by bending your elbow at 90 degrees.
  • Slowly swing your hands horizontally away from your body until your shoulders are fully flexed.
  • Now swing back your hands to the initial pose.

Number of Repetitions: Repeat the above exercise for 10 to 20 times and practice it twice in a day.

How it Helps: It easily helps in burning the fat around your upper arms and armpits.

[ Read: Exercises to Get Rid of Flabby Arms ]




5. Lateral Plank Walk

lateral plank walk for armpit fat

How to Do:

  • Start by bringing yourself into a plank position.
  • Keep your hips and back aligned.
  • Place your hands on the floor and lift your body up.
  • Keep your elbows straight and arms steady.
  • Lift your left hand and left foot and shift them simultaneously a few inches towards your left.
  • Now repeat the process with your right hand and right foot. Repeat it a few more times.

Number of Repetitions: You can do the lateral plank walk for 30 seconds. Repeat it twice in a day.

How it Helps: It improves the capacity of your arms and legs to balance more weight.

All the above gym workouts can effectively help you in reducing the fat in and around your arms and armpits. Also, they can aid in overall weight loss and improved metabolism.

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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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