The arms are one of the parts of the body where the most fat accumulates. As soon as we stop exercising, we will notice the flaccidity very soon; so if we want to show off toned and beautiful arms, exercise is essential. Do not think that it is something difficult to achieve, the secret is to be consistent with the exercise you are going to do and try to repeat it every day. If you set an hour a day to carry out these exercises, it will be much easier for you to acquire the routine of performing them. Since not everyone has time to go to the gym, here are some workout guidelines that will help you keep your arms steady from home. As coach Beatriz Casaban says, “it is possible to achieve those strong and perfectly defined arms from any corner of your house”:
1- Push-ups: It is the star exercise to achieve beautiful arms. Try to do three sets of 20 push-ups each day. Push-ups are not only good for the arms, they will also help us keep the abdomen and chest beautiful. They also help the upper back.
2- Dumbbells: If three times a week you do three sets of 20 dumbbell lifts of one and a half kilograms (3 pounds) each, they will be a fantastic workout for your arms. Allow 30 seconds between one series and another. Contrary to what it might seem, it is a hard but extremely grateful exercise for this part of the body that we want to tone and get in shape.
3- Swimming: Swimming is one of the most complete sports. Thanks to it we exercise practically all the muscles of our body. If you want to get your arms especially in shape, choose a modality where they carry the weight of the exercise. Obviously the arms are necessary in all styles, but there are some where you will exercise more than others. Consult a teacher or coach to tell you what is the best modality.
4- Combined: In the videos that you will see below, you will find several combined explained by professionals who will be your perfect allies. You no longer have an excuse because all these exercises can be done in your living room. Constancy, breathing, and of course, body positioning, are very important. Never forget to stretch before and after exercise to avoid injury.
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