The best tips to eliminate fat from under the armpits

Around the armpits tend to accumulate a lot of fat. In this sense, it is similar to the region of the abdomen or the buttocks.

The most common causes of this excess of fat under the armpits are the loss of firmness in the arms due to age or lack of exercise, to the excess of axillary breast tissue (polyastia), to the presence of a lipoma (accumulation of fat that can be removed).

These are five of the most effective methods to eliminate it.

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A good diet

Certain foods, incorporated regularly to your diet, can contribute to the loss of fat in the underarm region. Some of them are: oats, rice and pasta, spinach, Brussels sprouts, peas, carrots, artichokes, celery, cucumber, lentils, chickpeas, citrus fruits, avocados and bananas.

Drinks to burn fat

Certain beverages can be consumed one hour before a meal to reduce the effects of fat around and under the armpits. This is one of them:


  • 2 artichokes
  • 1 liter of water
  • 3 pineapple slices
  • One lemon's juice
  • 5 chopped almonds

Boil the artichokes with the liter of water. Then, liquefy the pineapple together with the lemon juice and the chopped almonds. Finally, mix the liquefied with the water from the artichokes and drink the preparation.

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Certain exercises will help you burn fat in the underarm region. You will only need comfortable clothes and some weights or dumbbells. If you do not have one at home, you can use bottles and fill them with water or sand.

To start, lie face down on a mat or mat. Then, raise the trunk with the help of the arms. Do 20 repetitions to increase your resistance. Then turn over and stand on your back. Lift the dumbbells about 20 times.

Repeat the exercises for about half an hour.

Exercise of the iron

The exercise of the iron or plank it does not require much resistance and ability to perform it correctly. If you dedicate 15 minutes every day, you will gain the strength you need.

You should lie on your stomach and then raise your body with the help of a single arm and the tips of your feet. Hold this position for one minute and change your arm. Repeat the cycle for 15 minutes.

If you notice that it is very difficult for you to maintain the position with one arm, you can start by supporting the two until you gain more resistance.

If you are going to perform these exercises, although they are not particularly difficult or risky, it is preferable that you consult a specialist first, especially if you are generally sedentary.

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