Arm Exercises Directory
Looking for toner or stronger arms? Having a strong upper body is important for posture and for everyday activities. Some good exercises to help with this area are push-ups, shoulder presses, seated rows, planks, and many more. Your home or gym probably has what you need to start toning up. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to tone and strengthen your arms, why it's important to have a strong upper body, and much more.
Strengthenm your upper body to offset the limitations imposed by chronic pain
A strong upper body helps you lift and reach and can offset some of the limitations imposed by chronic pain. Here are tips to help you improve your upper body strength.
Chronic pain may make your muscles and joints ache. No one wants to bend and move when it hurts. To help reduce aches, stretch regularly. Stretching keeps your joints limber, sends more oxygen to your muscles, and improves your range of motion.
12 Common Shoulder Problems & How To Treat Them
Should joints are not without their fair share of problems. Learn about common should afflictions, problems, and injuries and get tips on how to treat a painful shoulder.
What Exercises Help for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Learn how to do hand exercises that may help if you have mild to moderate symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Go Climb a Tree!
Across the country, grown men and women are recapturing childhood joy -- and building balance, flexibility, and strength -- by clambering into treetops.
Tips on Improving the Muscle Definition of Your Arms
It's time to get armed and dangerous with part two of WebMD's Fitness Series. Here you'll find exercises to get those biceps and triceps in shape -- just in time for spring.
Armed and Ready
Bicep and tricep exercises are part of a regime to build muscle tone, improve metabolism and boost optimal health.
Strength Training: Building Arm Muscles
Building arm muscles is important for doing the activities of daily living as well as for preventing loss of muscle mass. Here are some basic exercises for building biceps and triceps strength.
Gym Smarts: Free Motion (Chest Press & Fly)
Personal trainer, Aaron Pols demonstrates the right way to strengthen and tone those chest muscles.
Gym Smarts: Rowing
Personal trainer, Matt Minter demonstrates the right way to row through your workout.
Gym Smarts: Core Muscles (Cable Rows)
Building your core muscles benefits your posture, makes you less likely for injury, and generally improves your overall workout. Master personal trainer Ron Ward offers advice.
Gym Smarts: Upper Body (Biceps)
In this part of our series, we get advice from personal trainer Aaron Small, PhD, on the right way to work your biceps.
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Risky Exercises and Better Bets
Workout not working? Who has time to waste on ineffective, risky exercises? Not you. So ditch these seven moves which may not deliver the results you want -- and may even cause injury
7 Exercises That Really Work
See how to properly perform seven exercises including squats, lunges, crunches, and the bend-over row. Good technique is a must for effective and safe workouts.
The Biceps (Human Anatomy): Function, Diagram, Conditions, & More
WebMD provides information about the anatomy of the bicep muscle and its function, conditions that affect the bicep, and much more.