Effective Dumbbell Exercises For Toned Arms

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Achieving toned arms that turn heads can be challenging, especially when you don’t target each muscle group effectively. Here are the best arm exercises using only dumbbells that you can do to achieve the toned arms you desire.

Bicep Curls

With your feet shoulder-width apart, hold your dumbbells at your sides. Bend your elbow as you raise one arm, allowing the elbow to move minimally. Then, return to the starting position and do the same with the other arm.

Cactus Arms

Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart. With your dumbbells in hand, bring your elbows together and up so that your arms are bent at a 90-degree angle while parallel to the ground. With a stable core, open your elbows until they are in a straight line before bending them back.

Upright Row

Let your arms rest in front of your body as with dumbbells in hand. Then, lift the dumbbells while bending your elbows until they reach chest level. Lower back down and repeat. You can also do this exercise with a barbell or resistance bands.