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Eight Easy Exercises To Get Rid Of Arm Flab Without Leaving Your Home

Beauty certainly comes in all shapes and sizes. There is no “right” or “wrong” way to look, as long as you feel good on the inside.

That said, there is a massive amount of money spent on products and surgeries to help people “improve” the way they look.

I have never been one to pay for these products. While I like to look good, I much prefer taking control of my appearance the old-fashioned way: through exercise.

So when I heard that there were easy exercises I could do right at home to help prevent or get rid of arm flab, I knew I’d be trying them out right away.

Just as there are easy exercise methods for getting rid of a double chin, there are things you can do to fight off arm flab from the comfort of your own home.

LittleThings spoke to fitness expert, certified personal trainer, and founder of MJP Fitness, Matt Perfetuo. He gave us eight extremely easy exercises you can try that “will tone and shed unwanted weight.” But he also adds, “Eating properly will help, too. Eat lean, clean, and green foods!”

Scroll through this exclusive list of personal-trainer-approved exercises to see just how easy it is to fight arm flab without expensive treatments or surgeries.

Will you be giving these arm exercises a shot? Let us know in the comments.

1. Easy Push-Ups


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Our fitness expert Matt Perfetuo recommends these easy close-grip push-ups to fight arm flab.

  1. Get into a push-up position, with your knees on the floor and your hands directly under your shoulders.
  2. Keeping your elbows close to your sides, contract your abdomen and glutes, and lower your body.
  3. Return to the start position.
  4. Repeat 10 to 12 times.

2. Jumping Jacks


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While you’ve probably heard of them before, Perfetuo says jumping jacks are a great exercise you can do right at home.

  1. Stand with your feettogether and hands at your sides.
  2. Jump to a position with your legs spread wide and your hands touching overhead.
  3. Return to your original position with feet together and hands at your sides.
  4. Repeat 25 times.

3. Soup Can Bend


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Using soup cans you have lying around your cabinets, Perfetuo says you can try this overhead extension exercise to help tighten up those arms.

  1. Stand with your legs together, knees soft, and arms straight up with the elbows next to the ears, holding a can of food in your hands.
  2. Bend your elbows to a 90 angle.
  3. Squeeze your triceps to straighten your arms back up again.
  4. Repeat 10 to 12 times.


4. Wine Bottle Lifts


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Wine bottles can also come in handy for thiseasy liftthatPerfetuo refers to as the “Skull Crusher.”

  1. Lay on the floor or a bench with both arms extended overhead, holding a wine bottle in each hand.
  2. Bend your elbows so your forearms are parallel to the floor.
  3. Slowly straighten your arms up into the air.
  4. Lower them back down to the bent elbow position.
  5. Repeat 10 to 12 times.

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