Upper arm loose skin affects both men and women.
It is occasioned by a sagging of the skin as a result of physical inactivity or aging.
To tighten your upper arm skin you can engage in regular exercises which are targeted at your triceps.
Once your triceps muscles are enhanced the sagging skin will stretch out and be in harmony with your arm muscles and consequently it’s visibility will be reduced.
You can try these five exercises today to reduce the sagging skin on your upper arm by tightening it.
1. Try Push Up
- First get yourself in a push-up posture.
- Ensure that you align your body with your head and your hands are under your shoulders.
- Also you should apply pressure to your toes in this posture.
- You should then bend your elbows towards to floor and backwards to a 90 degree angle.
- Ensure that your body is straight always.
- Your arms will be extended completely only when you are pressed back
2. Exciting Triceps Dips
- Initially in a seated position on a bench.
- You then glide your buttocks from off the front of the bench with your legs fully extended in front of your body.
- Ensure that your arms are firmly on the bench and straightened.
- Your hands should be apart at about the width of a shoulder.
- Bend your elbows to make a 90 degree angle by lowering your body, ensure that your back is still close to the bench.
- By the time your body comes in contact with the floor, you then straighten your arms and get back to the initial posture.
- You can repeat the exercise one more time afterwards.
- While you are expected to keep your shoulders down always, you may find this exercise a bit difficult so you can try bending your legs until you get a hang of it.
3. The Bend Over Bar-Bell Row Exercise
- While in a standing position, bend your knees a bit and grab hold of a bar-bell.
- Ensure that your back is straight when you lean forward to reach for the bar-bell, bending your waist slightly.
- Keeping your head up, ensure that your back is parallel to the floor.
- With the bar-bell hanging in front of you, your arms should be perpendicular to your body and floor.
- Keep your body still for a couple of seconds, breathe out and then lift the bar-bell.
- Hold the weight with your forearms only.
- You then tighten your back muscles and hold this posture for a few seconds.
- Return to your starting position by breathing in while you slowly lower the bar-bell.
4. Try The Triceps Extension Exercise
- Maintain a standing posture at first.
- Keep your feet at a shoulder-width apart and pick up a dumbbell in one of your hands.
- Raise the dumbbell over your head and fully extend both your hands in the process, while your palms are facing up.
- Let your forearms and biceps touch by you lowering the resistance in a semicircular motion to the back of your head.
- Keep your upper arms at close proximity to your head while your elbows are inward and perpendicular to the ground.
- Make sure you do not move your upper arm when engaging in this exercise.
- Move only your forearms, breathe in and raise the dumbbells with your triceps, then get back to your starting posture and exhale.
5. The Triceps Dumbbell Kickback Exercise
- In each hand pick up and hold a dumbbell.
- Ensure that you straighten your back, while your palms face your body.
- Ensure that you then bend your knees slightly as well as your torso, bend it forward at your waist.
- Keep your head up and your torso parallel to the ground.
- Ensure that your forearms point to the ground, this should be at a 90 degree angle to your upper arm.
- Lift the weights with your triceps while you keep your upper arms static, do this lifting until your arms are extended fully.
- You then hold for some seconds and then you slowly lower the dumbbells while you breathe in returning to your starting posture.