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5 Moves to Firm up Flabby Arms

How to Firm Up Flabby Arms

Many people complain about their “flabby” and “saggy” arms. If you’re one of those people, then you may be thrilled to hear that that part of your body is one of the easiest places to get toned up and back in shape. When you think of toning up your arms things like dips, push-ups, and exercises that involve dumbbells may instantly come to mind. All of these exercises do work, however they can get old after a while. Below we have provided you with 5 moves to firm up flabby arms. Also, you should always push yourself and do however much you can. Feel free to do extra or less depending on your body and what you’re capable of.

Close-Grip Push-Ups

To perform this exercise, you want to start off by starting in a push-up position with your hands about six inches apart from each other and your body in a stiff plank position. Then, you should bend your elbows which will allow you to slowly lower your chest towards the ground. Right as you hit the ground, you should extend your arms back up and then repeat the whole thing. If you’re a beginner, feel free to try this exercise from your knees. If you are looking for an extra challenge, then you should add a weight on your back for some extra strength resistance.

Kettlebell Tricep Extension

For this exercise, you should start with your feet shoulder width apart. Then, slightly bend your knees to ensure stability and balance. Strengthen your core and place a kettleball over your head with the weight hanging underneath the handle. Lock your elbows in to position and then and then slowly bend them downward allowing the kettleball to lower behind the head. Once you reach a ninety degree angle, slowly come back up , and then repeat.


Hold on to the dip bars and start with your arms extended fully and your whole body perpendicular to the floor. Pull your shoulders back and slightly down. Next, bend your elbows slowly lowering yourself until your upper arms are one with the ground. Contract your triceps and extend your elbows which will allow you to push yourself up.

Kettleball Hammer Curls

For this exercise, you will need a pair of kettleballs. With your kettleballs in hand, stand shoulder-width apart and slightly bend your knees. lock both of your wrists and then hammer curl your kettleballs by keeping your palms facing each other. Then, slowly push the kettleballs back to their starting position, and repeat until you can’t anymore.

Zottman Curls

For this exercise you will need a pair of dumbbells. Grab your dumbbells and stand with your knees slightly bent and your feet shoulder width apart. Hold your dumbbels so that you are gripping them towards your body. Your palms should be up with the dumbbells in hand. Curl the dumbbels up towards your chest. Right before you reach your chest, you then reverse your grip so that your palms are facing down. Lower your arms, and repeat.

Those are 5 moves to firm up flabby arms. All of these are simple to do and can be done right from your living room. Remember that if at any time you feel like your body can’t take anymore, then you should take a break or stop for a moment. Push your body to its limit but at the same time you don’t want to hurt yourself or permanently damage your arms. Use the kettleballs and dumbbells with caution also.

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