arm fat

It’s no secret that as soon as summer rolls around, so do the sleeveless tops and dresses, inevitably leaving your dreaded arm jiggle wiggling around in all it’s horrifying glory. Well now it’s time to rip the tags off of those tanks and tube tops ladies, because we have the go-to moves to say goodbye to your bat wings and hello to those tight and toned arms!

Concentration Curl on Stability Ball: If multitasking comes naturally to you, you’ll love this combination of biceps and core stability! Check out how to do this move here.

Tricep Kickback: This move can be a little tricky if you don’t work your triceps often. Just be sure you’ve picked out the right amount of weight to really challenge yourself! Click here for the full instructions on this move.

Dumbbell Front + Lateral Raise: This move will really sculpt those shoulders! Make sure your arms are extended as straight as possible for the best results. Click here for full directions!


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Overhead Tricep Extension on Stability Ball: Grab a pair of dumbbells and sit upright on a stability ball with abs in nice and tight. This move will really help to tone your upper arms, while also engaging your core. Just make sure you keep your elbows pointed toward the ceiling. For further directions click here.

Shoulder PressWhile this move looks pretty simple, it will definitely sculpt those shoulders. Try not to slump as you lift your arms! Click here to see how it’s done.

Intensified Plank/Push UpThis is the perfect mix for your workout and will definitely give your arms an amazing burn.  Click here for the full set of instructions for the move.


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Kneeling Triceps Extension: In order to crank up the heat, make sure that you keep your arm straight as you extend! For some more helpful hints click here.

Scorpion Push Up: Now this is a workout that will definitely leave you feeling tired, but trust us, it’s worth it!  Click here for the instructions for the move.

Kettlebell Renegade Row: This move will definitely add some heat to your workout by taking the regular push up, and giving it a kettlebell boost. Click here to get the full instructions for the move.


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Bicep Curl: Don’t let the simplicity of this exercise fool you – it’s still going to make those biceps burn! For further instructions click here.

Resistance Band Triceps Extension: Grab the end of a resistance band and get ready! This move is sure to push those triceps to their max! Click here to find out how to properly perform this move.

Reverse Plank: It’s important to keep your legs and body straight on this move. Keep those abs nice and tight and dip as low as you can without losing your balance. For instructions on this move, click here.


Horizontal Bicep Curl: This move will really work your biceps, as long as you make sure to keep your upper arms straight and bend from the elbow. To see how it’s done click here.

Weighted Overhead Triceps Curl: Keep your elbows close to your ears throughout this exercise to enhance your posture! For more information click here. 

Kettlebell High Pull: Kettlebells are a great resource for lifting. There are all kinds of moves you can do with them, so check out our Fitness Index! For instructions on this one, click here!

So if you’ve had about enough of spending your summers covered up in fear of your arms flying about like bat wings, give this workout a try. We promise, after a few weeks both you and your arms will be thanking us!