I’ve always been a little paranoid about my arm skin. I never thought about my arm skin until I read an article with Drew Barrymore in US Magazine when I was 14 or 15. Drew was complaining about her arms being chubby. (See: Even celebrities are body obsessed.) Since that day I’ve been obsessed with my arms.
A few years ago my arms were pretty awesome. It was after I’d lost a ton of weight and was working out and running more. My arms seemed to be bombdiggity to me. But now that I’m older – and since I gained weight resulting from my exercise addiction (read more about that here: https://nsfitbitch.wordpress.com/2014/08/31/confessions/) – I seem to be even more “obsessed” and have a hard time losing the arm pudge.
Over the last few months I’ve been lifting like a beast – focusing more on my strength routine and adding weight. And it seems to be paying off some. But there’s much more we can do to strengthen our arms and upper body. (I do a lot of strength training in my classes and with my clients.)
That’s why when I came across this 30 Day Arm Challenge recently I was ecstatic. The workouts contain just a few moves but will build muscle and strengthen your arms and core.
I think this challenge is great for everyone – especially those who aren’t able to get to the gym or don’t have a lot of (if any) equipment to work out with. I am a firm believer in body weight workouts.
Try this challenge for the next 30 days and see your strength improve.