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Please help me tone my armpits in 11 days! Wedding and strapless dress alert!

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abroadandmisunderstood Tue 21-Jul-09 15:35:10

I am not overweight, just a little saggy where a mum of two usually is. I'm on the Slendertone twice a day so hopefully that's the tummy looking reasonable for the day.

It's my arms though. Well, the fleshy bit around the armpits. Maybe a cracking good bra might make it look better but I would rather look more toned there.

In eleven days.

Should I just wear something else or is there hope? Sob...

abroadandmisunderstood Tue 21-Jul-09 17:54:50

panicky bump

cornsillk Tue 21-Jul-09 17:56:06

Dips are good. There are some personal trainers on here that might be able to help, so I'll wait for them to come along...

thighsmadeofcheddar Tue 21-Jul-09 17:58:35

Also are you having tan done? (or are you luckily natural olive?) I always find everything looks a little slimmer with some nice all over tanning. Just a bit not Jordan style tango.

abroadandmisunderstood Tue 21-Jul-09 18:11:43

Yes I am naturally olive skinned (thanks to mum!) but have t shirt marks on my arms. What a mess. Time to dig out the fake tan...

MrsBadger Tue 21-Jul-09 18:51:24

get a shrug
it's going to be cold anyway

abroadandmisunderstood Tue 21-Jul-09 19:05:25

Not in Poland, it isn't...

Pan Tue 21-Jul-09 19:25:40

you can't do it in 11 days, I'm afraid. Dips are good, as cornsilk says, or triceps presses, where you lift a weight over your head to a straight arm position above your head, with the movement commencing at the top of your back, arms bent at the elbows. But not in 11 days to amke a noticeable difference. You'd be more effective in crash dieting, but that isn't considered healthy.

Shawl it is.

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