Fitness The Best Exercises for Your Arms  

Bunny Brinkman
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Ready to tone and shape those biceps and triceps? Having fit arms is easier than you might think – and you won’t even need a costly gym membership to get the results you’re craving. What are the best exercises for arms? This list has the best arm workouts to get your arms toned and fit.

Many of these exercises can be accomplished in the comfort of your own home without any costly fitness equipment. Some of them require simple accessories like a medicine ball, yoga ball, or kettle bell, which are widely available. These fitness routines are easy, don’t require too much time, and will give you proven results when you add them into your daily fitness regimen.

Whether you’re a beginner wanting to develop a healthier lifestyle or you’re an expert looking for a new arm exercise to add, there’s sure to be the perfect exercise for your arms on this list.

This list features the best arm exercises. Vote up the best arm exercises that you think workout your arms the best.
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Roll-the-Ball With Uneven Push-Up


Roll-the-Ball With Uneven Push... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Exercises for Your Arms
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Assume a plank position, placing your right hand onto the ball while keeping your left hand on the floor. As you lower your body towards the floor, squeeze your abs and shoulders while keeping your elbows in. Push your body back up and shift the ball to the other side.

Reps: 5 on each side
Targets: upper body, biceps
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Clean and Press Windmill


Clean and Press Windmill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Exercises for Your Arms
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Standing straight with your feet shoulder-width apart, push your hips down to lower into a squat position while grabbing the weight with your left hand. Rise to a standing posture while lifting the weight toward your left shoulder and over your head. Allow your right foot to turn outward and bend at the waist to the right; your right hand should be on the inside of your right leg. Slightly begin to bend sideways while sliding your hand down to your foot; keep your left hand over your head. Reverse to the other side.

Reps: 10-20 on each side
 Targets: triceps, biceps, butt, upper legs
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Biceps and Arm Circles


Biceps and Arm Circles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Exercises for Your Arms
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Standing straight with legs slightly wider than hip-width, hold a 5 pound dumbbell in each hand while keeping your elbows bent and palms facing up. Keep your back straight and squat while positioning your left hand up and in towards your shoulder in a circular motion. Reverse the process to lower your hand.

Reps: 16 on each side
Targets: upper body, abdomen, lower and upper back
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Get-Up Plank


Get-Up Plank is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Exercises for Your Arms
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Start in a side plank position with your legs stacked and your knees bent. Holding a kettle bell in your right hand, keep your right elbow bent and rest the weight against the forearm. Lift the hips until your body is straight from your knees to your shoulders and press the kettle bell up towards the ceiling.

Reps: 3 sets on each side
Targets: shoulders, upper back, arms
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