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This may be a silly question...but I've had a hard time slimming my arms down using weights...which leads me to believe I'm using them wrong (maybe too many reps, too high of weight)...but if anyone knows an arm exercise that helps to slim down arms, please share!

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oh good question, I need to start working on that area too!!!

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my Cindy Crawford workout video does a lot of arm stuff. it's the basics, like curls, reverse curls, push ups, tricep bends, etc. if it were me, I'd buy a video, i'm much better at following instructions than i am at coming up with a workout of my own!

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i worked out with a trainer and i did weights...curls, these extension thingies where i am on a bench and i have my elbows tight to my body and extend back...let me see if i can find my workout journal and post what i was doing...i remember 3 sets of 12 reps each workout...but my arms got really toned quickly from weights

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I was with a trainer too.. but I'm so lazy and quitted when december started.. but I'm starting tomorrow i hope blush2.gif

 

I told him the most important thing for me was toning my arms 'cause I really hate them.. and it did work... I went 3 or 4 days a week and at least 2 days were dedicated to my arms only, I also did 30 min of cardio every day and that also helps a lot

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I have the perfect book - it's called Body Sculpting Bible for Women.

Amazon.com: The Body Sculpting Bible for Women, Revised Edition: The Way to Physical Perfection (Body Sculpting Bible): Books: James Villepigue,Hugo Rivera,Nicole Rollolazo,Robert Kennedy

 

Seriously - it is the BEST! It normally takes me forever to get my arms defined, but this book is doing it fast! It provides a great program for really switching everything up so you get great results.

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Check out Shape.com they have tons of exercises for every part of the body. And, you can click on the body part you want to work out and it will give you a huge list of exercises. I love this site for workouts. Oh, I forgot, there is always an ad first, you have to click close this ad and then it goes directly to the site.

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I do pilates with an instructor twice a week - so whenever you need advice - I have a connection.

 

Here's what worked amazingly that you can do at home for very little money. Get a stabilizer disc and do push ups (much more effective than push ups alone). You can do them with your knees on the ground. Do it twice a week. You'll get results very quickly.

 

The only way this works - you have to do them to the point of muscle fatigue. The "ugh - I can't do one more of these". That's the only way to slim and tone.

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I build muscle mass rather quickly so my first inkling is that the weights are too heavy. You should also couple your weight training with pilates, yoga, swimming, dance etc. Excercises that allow you to lengthen the muscle and stay lean.

 

Right now I currently curl 8lbs since I want a little muscle. I'd suggest 5lbs.

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