How to lose weight from arms

HOW TO LOSE FAT FROM ARMS?

By Define Aesthetics, June 29, 2016

Women tend to store most of the fat in the body parts like hips, thighs, belly and upper arms. Arms are ignored till they become noticeably heavy. One of the most common reasons for flabby arms is the underdeveloped triceps muscles; that has underlying fat. According to studies, after the age of 30, body fat has a tendency to increase while lean muscle decreases.

Flabbiness may also occur due to hormonal changes in the body. This causes metabolic rates to decrease. Also less activities aids the changes in your body. Slower metabolism combined with less activities reduces the calorie burn per day. Lesser calorie burn induces the flabbiness. Also, gravitational pull takes a toll, pulling it downward and thus forming flabbiness.

Losing arm fat is tough depending on the type of fat you have.

There are different ways to lose arm fat with varied results.

How to lose arm fat:

  1. Home remedies
  2. Surgery
  3. Scientific nonsurgical treatments

Home Remedies to lose fat from arms:

Home remedies include the basic exercises and weight training exercises to be done at home and at a gym respectively.

Exercises at home:

There are many exercises that can help you lose weight overall. But, it’s a bit difficult to lose weight from a particular body part.

You may follow these simple steps to lose fat from arms-

  1. Chair dips– this exercise not only tones the arms but also the back muscle. Place a chair. Put both your hands on the chair facing back to the chair. Your palms should be facing the front, holding the chair. Now, try to sit while you comfortably hold the chair. Sit on your legs and do not touch the floor. Keep a distance between hips and the floor but don’t sit halfway. Now, get up and stand back in the beginning position. Do this for 10 times and continue taking 2 mins break after each 10 dips. Remember to keep a 2ft distance between your legs and the chairChair dips help reduce arms fat effectively.
  2. Weight training at a gym– this is a good option of you have plenty of time to hit a gym. You should consult a trainer before deciding on the trainings. Each kind of flabby arms need relevant weight training. For women, it’s necessary to understand and follow the advised training methods to avoid manly muscles build up.weight training for fat loss from arms.

Read on How to lose fat from hips and thighs here: How to lose fat from hips and thighs?

Surgery/Liposuction:

Surgery is as complex as it sounds. Liposuction is one of the fat-loss surgeries used to tome the arms. People think liposuction is the easiest way to lose arm fat permanently. But, it’s not as healthy as you think.

Not all the patients are prescribed for liposuction. If you have skin sag problems, liposuction can make it worse. It’s not for everyone. You need to go through a physical exam. This decides whether you’re fit for the surgical procedure or not. Some patients experience side effects of the weight loss surgeries.

Scientific Nonsurgical Treatments:

Acoustic waves:

Acoustic waves are extremely strong non-focused sound pulses that induce vibration within the body. This is similar technology to the extra-corporeal shock wave therapy which is sometimes used to treat kidney stones and other ailments, such as foot pain caused by heel spurs and plantar fascitis.

In aesthetic medicine, the acoustic radial soft waves were successfully modified to the clinical needs of cellulite therapy and for the treatment of other aesthetic conditions.

How does it work?

  • The firmness and elasticity of the dermis increases.
  • Blood circulation and collagen production is significantly stimulated.
  • Restored elasticity of skin & connective tissue
  • Visible improvement in skin texture

High focused ultrasound:

HFU uses targeted ultrasound energy to burst fat cells without damaging surrounding tissues. The released fat is used up in the body. Our body cannot form new fat cells after a specific age, so the destroyed fat cells are never replaced. Less fat cells means less space for body to deposit fat. If one follows a healthy lifestyle that we advise our patients; these results are permanent. This can help people with genetic predisposition to deposit fat on arms.

Ion Magnum:

When we exercise our brain sends signals to the corresponding muscles. Ion Magnum mimics these signals so that the muscle tissue is made to believe that it is performing a muscle-toning workout. In return what you get is the benefits of an intense, professional workout minus the pain, physical exertion or inconvenience of conventional exercise. It reduces both surface & visceral fat & also builds muscles & improves muscle mass. This naturally increases metabolic rate which further initiates fat loss from arms.

All the nonsurgical treatments have effective and visible results and have no side effects.

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Dr. Sheetal Badami
M.B.B.S., D.A.
SCOPE Certified Obesity Physician
Director, Define Aesthetics

 

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