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Monica
VIP October 2021

Chunky arms

Monica, on September 17, 2021 at 2:50 PM Posted in Fitness and Health 0 17
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What are some of the things you have done last minute to make sure the dress fits or make sure you look good in a dress (whether it was a different event or a wedding, for the wedding dress or just a dress in general)


Of course flabby arms are only going to be fixed by diet & exercise. But when you dont have much time left , have any of you tried to do something about it last minute?

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Latest activity by Monica, on September 21, 2021 at 1:04 PM
  • JA
    Expert March 2022
    JA ·
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    We all have things we aren't proud of or happy with. The only healthy last minute thing is practicing positive self talk and being grateful you have a wonderful, strong, functioning body that allows you to do fun things!

    You are enough, and your arms don't change that

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  • C
    Super July 2020
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    Push-ups. Every single day find a break to do them this is the quickest way to build arm (and core) strength.
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  • Monica
    VIP October 2021
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    Well thank you for that lol
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  • Monica
    VIP October 2021
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    Okay I will do that. I only have 2 weeks. For the last 2mo (i just had a baby so I couldn’t do much before then) I have been exercising & eating at a deficit. I do all kind of workouts. Definitely doing weight training w my arms 2times a week plus kickboxing. I just started out boxing on my heavybag again. My dress looks great but my arms are making me self conscious. I tried covering my arms with my dress on but it didn’t look right
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  • Shannon
    Expert July 2022
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    I agree with push ups. They work a lot of muscles.
    Maybe you can look into adding short sleeves to the dress, but it must done be quickly.
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  • Monica
    VIP October 2021
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    Aw man I should have thought about that sooner. Its a little too late. I pickup my dress this week
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  • Monica
    VIP October 2021
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    So like push-ups everyday right? I can do 15 modified pushups in one go before Im burning lol. But regular pushups will work the muscle more than modified right?
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  • Shannon
    Expert July 2022
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    You can also look into a Bolero as pictured which is a covering that goes over your arms. Etsy has a ton to chose from. I have an arm issue too and finding a short sleeve dress isn’t easy. Good luck! Chunky arms 1

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  • Cece
    Rockstar November 2022
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    I’ve had friends who have had success with the wraps!
    2 weeks is enough time for you to have a series of them done. A lot of celebrities do them right before red carpet events
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  • Monica
    VIP October 2021
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    Like the herbal type wraps? I think I know exactly what you are talking about.
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  • Cece
    Rockstar November 2022
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    I’m not sure what’s in them, but I know most spas have them. I want to say it was called It Works. The results are temporary, but perfect for an event you need to look good for!
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  • Monica
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    Yes those are the ones I was thinking of
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  • CountryBride
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    I agree with the pushups

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  • Sexypoodle
    Master October 2021
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    Yes to push ups… and do regular style multiple times per day…. Increasing reps every few days. Your wedding is quickly approaching so I wouldn’t suggest going so hard that you’re in pain and stiff on wedding day.
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  • Monica
    VIP October 2021
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    Thanks. I definitely have been working out my arms regularly so hopefully I wont get too sore. Im definitely starting my pushups today!
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  • Samantha
    Super May 2022
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    Put your shoulders back, this helps "tuck" the fat behind you so they appear thinner. Clasping your hands behind your back or putting your hand on your hip in pictures does the same thing. Pretty much anything to get your arms from laying against your side will create a thinner illusion. Also, just be confident! No one will notice Smiley smile

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  • Monica
    VIP October 2021
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    Yes no one else will notice but I will notice in the pictures. I definitely will have to watch my posture all day lol. My FH likes to do the prom pose where you hold hands. It makes my arms look twice the size.
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