While everyone wants to sport a toned body, getting rid of fat from specific parts of the body, or spot reduction can turn out to be a harder job than probably imagined. One such is the fat which lugs around your under arms, which is also often referred to as the bra bulge for women. Although common and sometimes resultant of prior weight loss itself, armpit fat and the extra skin hanging around the upper arm area can be bothersome.
Having said that, there are nonetheless some doable exercises that can help you with spot reduction and get rid of the stubborn fat in a jiffy and tighten the skin around your armpits and upper arms. We tell you about 5 such exercises which will best address your concerns:
Pushups: Pushups are one of the best exercises to target your core and any flabby fat lugging around. It is considered to be one of the most effective exercises to do since it works a lot of muscles at once- including the ones in your upper arms, shoulders and chest.
How to do:
-Start with your palms under your shoulders in a prone position. Take a deep breath.
-On the exhale, lift your chest, abs and thighs off the ground.
-Inhale and lower the body without touching the chest, abs and thighs to the ground.
-Repeat 5-10 times. You can modify your stance by placing your knees on the ground or by doing push-ups against a wall.
Excerpted from Times of India