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  • Top Exercises for "Bat Wings"

  • Get rid of that upper-arm jiggle with these three simple moves, proven to be most effective at trimming, toning and strengthening the triceps muscles in research by the American Council on Exercise.
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  • Add one or more of these exercises to your routine 3 days a week for best results.
  • Holding a dumbbell in your left hand, stand with your right knee on a chair as shown. To begin, your left elbow should be bent and your upper arm parallel to your torso.
  • With abs tight, exhale and slowly straighten your left arm (your upper arm should remain stationary next to your torso).
  • Inhale and slowly bend your elbow, returning to starting position. Repeat 8 to 12 times on each side.
  • Triangle pushups
    Triangle Pushup Arm Exercise.
  • Get into pushup position, placing hands directly under your breastbone with thumbs and forefingers touching so that they form a triangle shape.
  • Exhale and slowly lower your body to the floor until elbows are at right angles (or as low as you can go).
  • Inhale and push through the hands until arms are straight (donít lock elbows). Repeat 8 to 12 times.
  • Dips
  • Sit on a bench or chair with your hands next to your hips. Lift your hips and slide forward until your bottom clears the chair.
  • Bend your elbows (no more than 90 degrees) and lower the hips, keeping your shoulders down.
  • Push back up without locking the elbows; repeat 8 to 12 times.

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