Thursday, August 25, 2022

"Arm Flab" - How to Tone Up Flabby Upper Arms : The Bottom Line

"Arm Flab" - How to Tone Up Flabby Upper Arms : The Bottom Line
"Flabby Arms": The Bottom Line

If you've tried circuit training in order to 'tone up flabby upper arms' and your results were lackluster, the problem could have been due to one or both of the following reasons:

- The high-rep "toning" exercises didn't burn enough calories to remove body fat.

- Those same high rep exercises couldn't provide enough anabolism to replace age-related tissue loss.

Moreover, what too many exercise "experts" fail to tell you is that resistance training (weights or straps) needs to be 'volume progressive' in order to replace lost muscle tissue. When someone merely provides you with a list of exercises and instructs you to "do them", you can end up engaged in mindless activity if you are unaware of how to make progress. And don't be fooled: Anyone who says "any activity is better than no activity" is either an idiot or thinks you are. Some activities, within any context, are results-neutral or relative to no activity. Wasting time is not better than refraining from doing so.

So, use triceps exercises with progressive resistance in order to build back lost muscle in your quest to "tone up" arm flab. And drop overall body fat by improving eating habits (don't say 'diet') as the other half of your prescription to tone up flabby upper arms.

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