We've rounded up the best arm toning tricks and exercises, to show you how to get rid of bingo wings
Love sleeveless tops, dresses and jumpsuits, but hate showing your arms? That pesky upper arm flab can take all the fun out of summertime dressing. Fortunately, however, we’ve discovered how to get rid of bingo wings – for good.
There are no quick fixes, but a few simple changes to your daily routine could make all the difference. Start now and you might well be ditching the shrug by the time your summer holiday rolls around!
To blitz those bingo wings, you’ll need to burn fat, build muscle and banish toxin build-up, but don’t worry – our arm-toning regime will slot easily into your daily schedule. Just think about that moment when you go to grab your cover-up cardigan and realise you don’t need it any more.
No expensive gym equipment necessary – just plenty of will power and the determination to put the time in to see those results.
Shrug off your shrug and learn how to get rid of bingo wings for good!
- Bend your elbows (no more than 90°) to lower your body towards the floor, keeping your spine straight
- Push back up until your arms are straight, without locking them at the elbows
- Repeat 15 times
- Lower yourself to the floor
- As you push yourself back up, slowly lift your right arm above your head and rotate your weight onto the outside of your left foot
- Straighten your right arm, pointing your finger tips to the ceiling. Hold for three seconds
- Repeat, lifting your left arm
- Bend over and place your fingertips on the floor in front of you
- Place one hand in front of the other, walking yourself forward until you are in a push up position
- Do one push up, then, keeping your hands in place, walk your feet forward until they are as close to your hands as possible
- Repeat six times - remember to watch where you are going!
- Press the weights upwards until your arms are straight overhead
- Hold for one second, then take three seconds to lower the dumbbells back to shoulder level
- Repeat six to eight times
- With arms straight but not locked, raise the weights up straight in front of you.
- Once your arms are held at shoulder height, move them away from each other to create a V shape
- Hold for three seconds, then return to your starting position
- Repeat 12 to 15 times
- Bend your arms at the elbows, raising the dumbbells up towards your upper arms (try to keep your upper arms still)
- Hold for a second, then lower down
- Repeat 15 times
- Lift yourself up, keeping your forearms flat on the floor to support your weight. Keep your arms shoulder width apart and facing forward
- Balance on the tips of your of your toes and try to keep your back as straight as possible
- Clench your stomach muscles to ensure your bottom stays in line with your back
- Hold this position for 30 seconds
- Repeat 3 times
- Lunge forward with your left leg until your left knee is bent at 90°
- Lower your torso towards your left knee, raising your left arm out to the side (holding it at shoulder height with your palm down)
- Let your right arm dangle with the dumbbell in it
- Bend your right arm at the elbow, bringing the dumbbell up towards your ribcage
- Repeat 12 to 15 times - don't forget to repeat on the opposite side, too!