How to Get Rid of “Bat Wings” and “Bingo Wings”?
By Guy Long
Resistance training exercises aim to train the large muscle groups of your body against an opposing force of resistance such as dumbbells, barbells, exercise machines, resistance bands, your own body weight or other heavy objects. Resistance training exercises help tone your body and strengthen your muscles. When performed in combination with aerobic exercises such as walking, running and swimming, they help trim accumulated fat and lose weight. Moreover, they help maintain a healthy bone mineral density and promote a good cardiovascular health.
“Bat wings” and “Bingo wings” are two of the most common complaints in people over 40. “Bat wings” is the flaps of skin that dangle from arms, while “Bingo Wings” is the excess fat that hangs underneath your upper arms. Having bat wings or bingo wings may deprive you of your confidence and self esteem. Moreover, they can lead to health problems and ruin your beautiful looks. To get rid of bingo wings, you need to incorporate a combination of resistance training exercises and cardio workouts in your regular training routine. Make sure that you follow a well-balanced healthy eating program as well. It is important to keep in your mind however that “spot reduction” is not effective in losing fat from a specific body area and you need to target your whole body.
There are numerous resistance training workouts that can help tone flabby arms and tighten up sagging skin. The Bingo Wing Buster is a magnificent resistance training exercise that can help firm up your arms. In order to begin this exercise, lie on your back on a bench, holding a light barbell in your hands. Next step is to lift your arms slowly upwards and then slowly back down to starting position to complete one rep. Make sure that you perform 3 sets of 12 reps each. You can also perform Simple Bat wing resistance training exercise to transform your arms. All you need to do is to grab a dumbbell in your each hand and slowly lift them up and down. Repeat the motion at least 20-25 times.
A healthy dietary routine can also play an important role in losing fat underneath your upper arms and around your abdominal region. Make sue that you avoid the consumption of fatty foods, fast foods, energy drinks, sodas, soft drinks and alcohol. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables as they make rich dietary sources of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, amino acids and fibers. Certain herbs such as guarana and green tea also help burn and mobilize fat as well as boost your energy levels.
If you want to get rid of “bingo wings” and don’t know exactly how to perform the bingo wing buster or other resistance training exercises, then make sure that you hire the services of a professional gym trainer in your vicinity. Not only will he or she suggest you a right combination of exercises to tone your flabby arms, but he will also design you a well-balanced dietary plan. Another benefit is that a qualified fitness trainer will also guide you on how to perform the resistance training exercises safely.
About the Author: Guy Long runs Gyms in Balaclava and is a Personal Fitness Trainer in St Kilda where he specializes in resistance training, body transformation, weight control, and overall muscular strength for local residents.
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