Women should consider doing these home based arm exercises that only require their efforts to get the toned and attractive arms.

Flabby arms would make women look unattractive. It would affect the type of clothes she wear when at home or outside. Sleeveless clothing is next to impossible to wear in this situation while full sleeve clothes might not be always possible to wear. Women think that their arms would look muscular by doing the arm exercises. Here the most important thing to mention is that the arm exercises for women are not at all similar to that of men. These exercises meant especially for women tone their arm muscles look more healthy and attractive.

Home based arm exercises for women

Home based arm exercises for women

Interestingly women are more concerned for their arms rather than their butt and thighs and so they ask for arm exercises to make them attractive to look at.

We will be discussing such exercises in this article write-up which will require you to use your body weight in some cases or the dumbbells in others. One can start with the minimum weight loads of 5-10 lbs and then increase the weight as she gets comfortable with these ones.

Push ups

They are simplest form of exercises to tone arm, shoulder, chest  and abdomen muscles. You don’t need to use any equipments or dumbbells to perform them and you can easily do them at your home or anywhere. Lie on the floor with your face down and then with the help of your hands lift your body against the floor gravity till your hands becomes perpendicular to the floor. Stay in this position till the count of 5 and then come back to the original position. Repeat this exercise to the count of ten.

Push ups made easy

Putting your weight on the knees, touching the floor instead of up in the air will ease these exercises for women.


They are again one of the best triceps building exercises that you love to do. In these exercise you place your hands on the parallel dipping bars while gripping them firmly. Suspend the body hanging down from the dipping bars on the support of your arms. Bring your body down slowly while bending the elbows till your hands come in line with the abdomen. Repeat by pushing back to the starting position.

Triceps dips

Sir on the chair while holding the arms of the chair with your hands. Now push yourself up with your arms raised and body lifting up. Also bring your body down to the original position. Repeat for 10 times and get your triceps toned by this exercise. Feeling a burning sensation in the muscles is the sign that new muscle tissues are building up.

Dumbbell curls

Hold 1-5 lbs of dumbbell in your hand with arms on the sides of your body. Bring the dumbbell hands up to the point of 90 degree angle up to the line of your elbow. Repeat by curling the wrist now towards the body for 10-20 times.

Dumbbell side raises

Raise your both arms while the back of your arms face the ceiling with dumbbell facing the floor. Now bring them down to the rest position on the sides of your body. Repeat for 10-20 times.

Dumbbell raises

One can also do this exercise in another form by lifting the lower arm to the fore arm while holding the dumbbell. In this keep your elbow facing your back. The upper arm will lie in line with the body. Your forearms should make an angle of 45 degrees with the forearms. Bring the arm to the starting position and repeat the sets to the tune of 10-20 times to get the benefits.

Dumbbell Triceps Extension

Grab a dumbbell holding it over your head with both arms and slowly lower down behind your head and return to start. You can also use just one arm at a time but of course make sure to lower the weight you hold to get the maximum triceps benefit.