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Old 02-24-2005, 07:47 AM   #1
 
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Default I saw a close pictue of my arms and nearly cried...

OK, I know, it is not the end of the world but last summer I realized that I had a little bit of fat just above the elbow. It is visible when I fold and unfold my arm and I would like to get rid of it!

I am not fat even if I gained a few pounds those last times but I have to admit that I don't exercise much since some months (or years...).

Has someone an idea for me?
What type of exercise should I do to get rid of this?
Perhaps should I follow a diet but I eat quite helthy so I don't know what could really offer me a drastic solution.

I thought about making exercises but which one?
Should I drink something (lemon potion of green tea...) to purge my body of the unnecessary fat?

Thanks a lot for your help.
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Old 02-24-2005, 10:50 AM   #2
 
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Well don't quote me on this as I am far from a fitness expert but I would think if you start doing some cardio and lifting weights that should help.
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Old 02-24-2005, 11:01 AM   #3
 
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Yup, you need to do some cardio, combined with free weights or even yoga. I don't think drinking any kind of tea is going to get rid of the problem.
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Old 02-26-2005, 05:26 PM   #4
 
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Try free weights and push-ups (curls, chest fly, kickbacks, dumbell rows, etc). I use 5-10 lb. weights and sometimes a 10-15 lb. body bar and work on my upper body about 3x a week. That combined with cardio has helped me a lot.
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Old 07-09-2005, 01:12 PM   #5
 
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I was in the same boat as you 2 months ago. I've been lifting 3 pound free weights pretty much every single day since then and my arms are thinner and have a nice muscle tone, but not bulky, they look sooo much better now!
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