5 Best At-Home Arm Exercises for Flabby Triceps

Toning your triceps can help you tackle upper body tasks, keep your arms young, and make you look like you can crush an arm-wrestling competition. If not, you may still want to transform your triceps. Experts recommend these at-home exercises for flabby triceps. Train your arms at home.

1. Tricep Dips

First up in our at-home arm exercises for flabby triceps is the tricep dip. "This exercise targets all three heads of the triceps muscle," Lloyd explains. All you need to tackle the movement is your body weight and either a sturdy chair, a bench, or even a couch.

2. Close-Grip Pushups

Lloyd recommends close-grip pushups over traditional pushups for arm strength. In this case, instead of keeping your hands shoulder-width apart, keep them closer together. This helps you focus on your triceps, says Lloyd.

3. Tricep Kickbacks

This exercise requires dumbbells or another weighted object. When ready, bend at the waist with straight, parallel arms. Elbows close to sides. From there, extend your arms behind you before bringing them back.

4. Overhead Extensions

The overhead extension is another weighted exercise. Lloyd suggests using a resistance band to trim your triceps.Start with dumbbell or resistance band above your head. Lower the weight or pull the band behind your head. Next, return to the starting position.

5. Plank with Lateral Raise

Start with a high plank. That means getting on the floor and using your hands and toes. Shoulder-width apart. Then raise one arm with a dumbbell. Don't bend your elbow, and keep your arm straight. Reposition your arm. Alternate arms.

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