Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Underarm flab help please!!!
    avatar
    kbpsjmom posted:
    I recently started my journey in losing over 100 lbs and am interested in learning what exercises BEST tighten upper underarm flab. I have about 5 inches of loose skin that hangs and shy of surgery, I want to tighten as much as possible and turn into muscle as much as I can. I am a 38 year old female with denenerative joint disease and back issues but am at the point where excuses can no longer rule my life. I need to tighten as I lose weight. Any ideas? Thank you.
    Reply
     
    avatar
    geni55 responded:
    My health coach gave me this link to an exercise site
    http://www.acefitness.org/acefit/exercise-library-main/
    it has a lot of ideas that are helpful.
    Good luck in your journey. I lost down to a normal weight and after losing my self-esteem, gained it all back.
    I am struggling with many health issues now and am fighting to lose again.
    Please do everything you can to get healthy and stay healthy while you are young enough to keep going on your path
     
    avatar
    jadenmiller replied to geni55's response:
    You could try some special exercises like straighten the back or pull out the chest by using your arms in a swing back and forth at the level of your chest. The other is using your arms too, this time grasp one set of fingers with the other and go up and over from one side the the other. It might help to get rid of excess fat on the hips too.
    http://alwaysactiveathletics.com/8-steps-losing-5-10-pounds-month/

    • [br>
     
    avatar
    oldcountrygirl replied to jadenmiller's response:
    I did a Google search on underarm flab exercises and found an excellent video produced April 23, 2014 from SteadyHealth that shows exercises to try.
     
    avatar
    violingirl26 replied to geni55's response:
    Thanks for the website! It looks very helpful!! Good luck on your continuing journey to better health!


    Helpful Tips

    Interval TrainingExpert
    Hello Everyone, I mentioned in my Losing Belly Fat post that aerobic exercise will help, and if you want to increase your fitness quickly ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    81 of 99 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.