Even the fittest women get sensitive about the annoying bulge that peeks out of the sides of a bra, through the sleeve of a tank top, or over the neckline of a strapless dress. But if you want to feel more confident in any armpit-bearing outfit, perform the exercises below, When you put on your bra, are you horrified to wear a fitted shirt over it? Do you loathe the idea of putting on a bathing suit top because of the bulge that appears on your back?

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Bra bulge, the fat that pours out above and below your bra straps, is something that many women experience and completely dread; in fact, it can make women so self conscious that they insist on wearing loose-fitting clothing in order to hide that unsightly back fat. To see results, work up to four sets of 12 reps of each exercise, and tack a few of them onto your regular strength-training routine. Or, complete the entire routine in the order below a few times a week.

1. Straight Tricep Kickbacks:

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How to Do:

  • Stand with feed shoulder width apart, arms relaxed at your sides and holding a 2-5-pound weight in each.
  • Weights should be held far enough away so that they don’t hit your thighs. If they do, narrow your stance.
  • Bend forward at the hips, keeping a completely straight spine, until you are about halfway to 90 degrees.
  • Next, extend both arms as far back behind you as you can, with arms straight and elbows locked.
  • Hold for a beat, then return arms to base position. Repeat this movement for one minute.

2. Bent Over Row:

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How to Do:

  • Bend 90 degrees from your waist, your back straight, your knees slightly bent and your feet shoulder-width apart.
  • Hold a weight in each hand, your palms facing your legs.
  • Bend your elbows, raising the weights up while squeezing the shoulder blades together.
  • Hold, and then return to the starting position. Repeat 10 times.
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