What is the best exercise (without equipment or weights) for the back of the arm

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  1. bayareagreatthing profile image63
    bayareagreatthingposted 9 years ago

    What is the best exercise (without equipment or weights) for the back of the arms?

    You know the upper back part of your arms that seem to keep waving after the rest of your arm has stopped moving.

  2. expectus profile image88
    expectusposted 9 years ago

    tone those arms smile  It is very common to have flabby arms as the upper back part
    of your arm is your triceps and is responsible for your ¾ of your arm. This is
    why even if you have nice toned biceps lagging tricep muscles can be... read more

  3. edguider profile image65
    edguiderposted 9 years ago

    Expectus is right this is where the triceps come in. A great exercise not using weight would actually be push ups. Doing them until you feel the back part of your arms (tricpes) burn a little is the best way to go..

  4. Sue Adams profile image94
    Sue Adamsposted 9 years ago

    For me, the most pleasurable and effective way to tone up my triceps is to rake the garden. But you must change sides every few minutes a) to get less tired and b) to work both sides of the body and both arms evenly.

  5. Coach Albert profile image60
    Coach Albertposted 9 years ago

    Those are called your triceps and rear deltoids. Shadowboxing is great for arm exercise. No weights or equipment. A little music and perhaps my video to get you started. :-)


    Good luck! Coach Albert

  6. David R Bradley profile image83
    David R Bradleyposted 8 years ago

    Change the diet first, and then start on a cardio and strength training program.  Cardio should be as intense as possible and the strength training should follow a heavy weight training program.  Low Repetitions, Low Volume, Heavy Weight.

    For further reading:  http://hubpages.com/hub/Ladies-First-A- … n-and-Tone

  7. Dmian profile image60
    Dmianposted 8 years ago

    you mean the triceps? You can do bench dips you don´t need equipment fot that exercise google it up wink hope this helps.


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