The Best Exercises for Flabby Arms Over 60 — 3 Workouts to Transform Your Arms
Flabby arms, bat wings, and saggy skin – oh my. The loose skin under your triceps is a sign of excess body fat and also a subtle indication of a decline in strength.
Taking care of your arms can also lead to more strength, better function, and better quality of life.
Arms are responsible for many daily functions and movements like doing the laundry, picking up groceries, and opening a door.
Tightening and toning up your arms is in fact a great way to also take care of your body’s physical needs and keep up the look.
Not to mention, they are a real confidence booster that’ll help you look and feel your best at any age even after 60.
If saggy skin under your arms is becoming a growing concern for you, add these 3 best arm exercises to shape up and gain strength.
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Dumbbell Triceps Extension
- Grab a dumbbell and stand straight with your feet shoulder-width apart.
- Raise your arms and, with your elbows pointing forward, start lowering the dumbbell.
- Slowly raise the dumbbell to the starting position and squeeze the triceps. Repeat.
- Start with your feet shoulder-width apart and take a step forward with your left foot while keeping the right foot in place.
- Slightly bend your knees and brace your core. Make fists with your hands and bring them together right in front of your face.
- Step one step forward with your left foot and throw a punch with your left hand by extending the forearm. Rotate your left fist so your palm is facing down. Pull your arm in and return your foot back to the starting position. Be sure to keep your core tucked in and don’t let your upper body go as you punch and pull.
- Do the punch and pull with your other arm while keeping the feet in place. Perform 2-3 sets of 10 jabs per side.
- Sit on a sturdy object like a bench and place your hands next to your thighs.
- Lower your butt by walking your feet out until your legs are extended and your shoulders are directly above your hands.
- Pull your shoulders back and brace your core. Lower your body down towards the ground until your arms are bent at a 90-degree angle.
- Pause at the bottom and press through your palms to return to the starting position. That’s one rep. Perform 2-3 sets of 8-10 reps.