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9 Best Moves to get rid of Armpit Fat

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Armpit fat is the excess fat growing under your arms that can make your clothes look strange on you. You may not feel comfortable wearing sleeveless shirts or dresses since your arms don’t look as fit as you wish them to be. It is also possible to experience some problems with your bra since it will pitch into your skin.

8 Simple Moves to get rid of Armpit Fat

1. Pushups:

Pushups strengthen your chest, shoulders and arms, creating muscle tone around the armpit area.

How to do them:

Pushups for armpit

  • Begin in a plank position with your arms extended and your wrists placed underneath your shoulders.
  • Keep your legs extended if you would like a more advanced option or lower your knees to the floor for less intensity.
  • Bend your elbows and lower your body until your chest is 3 to 4 inches off of the floor.
  • Straighten your arms and return to your starting position.
  • Perform pushups three days per week.
  • Begin with two sets of 10 repetitions and progress to three sets of 15 to 20 repetitions as you become stronger.

2. Wall Pushups:

Stand in front of a flat wall with hands on the wall at shoulder height a little wider than your shoulder.

Wall Push-Ups for armpit fat

How to do them:

  • Step back about 2 feet from the wall bend your elbows to the side as you bring your chest towards the wall, when you’re about 1 inch from the wall, press out so arms are straight.
  • Do until your arms are tired! To make it harder, walk further away from the wall.
  • Add 10 wall push-ups to the end of your workout.

3. Bent-Over Rows:

Bent-Over Rows

How to do them:

  • Holding a dumbbell in each hand and standing with your feet hip-distance apart, bend at the waist. Keep your back parallel to the floor with a neutral spine — not rounded.
  • Extend your arms out in front of you, keeping a slight bend in your knees.
  • Engage your abs and squeeze your shoulder blades together as you bend your elbows back bringing the weights to your torso. Keep your arms close to your torso.
  • Slowly lower the weights back to the starting position to complete one rep.

This exercise works the upper back, specifically the muscles between your shoulder blades, which tend to be weak from slouching at computers or hunched reading a smartphone.

4. Chest Press:

To do a chest press, you’ll need dumbbells.

How to do them:

Chest Press for armpit fat

Lie flat on your back while holding the dumbbells at the side, in level with your ears.
Bring the elbows together, contracting your chest, then pull them back to the sides.

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