Best Arm Exercises to Do at Home

It’s sleeveless shirt season!  If you’re not ready to bare your arms, don’t worry. You can do a few easy arms exercises at home to tighten and tone your upper body.  And you’ll burn a few extra calories at the same time!  You don’t need fancy equipment to complete this workout and it only take about 10 minutes.  What have you got to lose?

Home Exercises to Tighten Your Arms

  • Push-up.  This tried and true exercise not only tightens your arms, but also strengthens your chest and your tummy.  And don’t worry, you don’t need to be in great shape to do a push-up.  Watch the video below to see how to perform variations for every fitness level.
  • Downward facing dog.  This popular yoga exercise builds strength and relaxation at the same time.  You’ll also get a stretch when you do a few repetitions of this exercise at home.
  • Triceps Kickbacks.  If you have a dumbbell, use it to complete this effective arm exercise.  But if not, you can get creative and find a substitute in your kitchen.  Grab a soup can, a full water bottle, or even a rolling pin.
  • Biceps curl.  Use your dumbbells or your kitchen substitute for this exercise.  You can perform it either in a seated or standing position.  Watch the video for complete instructions for this exercise and a few others that you can do at home.


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