When losing weight, one body part which is the most difficult one to lose weight from (apart from the abdomen) are the arms. That stubborn arm fat is enough to stop you from wearing sleeveless and short sleeve garments. But it might be difficult to lose arm fat but is not impossible. All you need is determination and some tough moves to melt that excess fat on your arms. Below we have mentioned the best exercises to lose arm fat at home easily. Follow them regularly and see your arms get toned with each passing days.
1. One-arm triceps- As the name suggests this exercise is great for getting rid of the fat accumulated in the triceps area of the arms. This particular area of the arm is prone to fat deposition and this exercise will easily get rid of that fat and will also tone them.
How to do it- Sit on the floor and keep your feet and legs joined together with knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Place your hands on the floor or a bench, shoulder-width apart behind your hips. Your fingers should be pointing towards your hips. Now support your body weight on your arms and lift your hips off the floor. Now bend your left elbow and bring your hips as close as possible to the floor without touching it. Now straighten your left elbow and repeat the same with the right hand. repeat on alternatively.
2. Arm circles- This one is also a great exercise to tone your arms and get rid of flabby arms. With this exercise you get two options: you can either do it with weights or without weights.
How to do it- Stand on the floor with your feet shoulder width apart. Extend your arms out on the sides and lift them to the height of your shoulders. Now rotate your hands forming small circles in the forward direction. Then do the same in the backward direction. Do 50 of these in each direction.
3. Single arm lateral raise- This exercise is great for toning your arms as well as your core muscles since you will be in the planking position during this exercise.
How to do it- Go to the push-up position. extend your right arm out at the shoulder level (either in the front or sideways), parallel to the ground. Try to lift your torso while keeping your abs and core engaged. The gradually come back to the starting position. Repeat the same process with the other arm.
4. Opposite arm and leg lift- This exercise again not just focuses on your arms but also your legs and back. Thus it is a great one for those who are trying to get rid of arm fat as well as fat from the other parts as well.
How to do it- Go down on the floor with all fours. Keep your knees bent, placed right below your hips. Your palms should be directly below your shoulders. extend your left arm forward and at the same time, your right leg extended backward. Make sure that your extended arm and leg are nicely stretched. Maintain the position for a few seconds and then release. Repeat this with the other hand and leg. Repeat the exercise on both the sides 15-20 times.