How To Get Rid Of Armpit Fat (5 Actionable Steps)

How To Get Rid Of Armpit Fat

Did you know the armpit is one of the most photoshopped area of the female body?

Magazines do it all the time when shooting big celebrities and models.

A lot of times you see those magazines with celebrities depicting the “perfect body”.

in reality it's not the same way they look as their pictures are usually digitally modified.

What many people forget is that we are made differently based on genetics and that's what decided our bodies' composition.

Now just like any other parts on the body the underarm region has is no exception.

It too can have excessive fat.

The reality is that it's not really possible to lose fat in one specific area of your body.

However, if you want to get rid of armpit fat you have to do some high-intensity or total body workouts combined with proper nutrition.

The good news is that you do not need any fancy equipment to get rid of armpit fat.

The ultimate way to get rid of excess body fat, armpit or anywhere else entails doing some high intensity fat burning workouts and controlling your eating habits.

Losing armpit fat is not rocket science.

You just have to be willing to put in some time and effort.

The beauty about this is that while you're trying to lose armpit fat you will also lose back fat, tone your triceps and arms.

So you'll be using one stone to kill many birds.

Step 1 – You have to control your intake of sugar and saturated fats

The fact is that foods that are high in sugar content will also have a high fat content which will make your goal to lose fat very difficult.

So you have to make sure that you moderate the intake of foods that are high in sugar fat.

If you don't, you can say goodbye to your weight loss goals.

Some of the top foods high in sugar are sodas, cakes, pastries and candies.

Some popular ones that are high in saturated fats include, sweets dairy products, cooking oil and margarine butter. The goal here is to eliminate processed foods and those junk foods.

They are doing nothing for your body except slowly destroying it.

It's best if you stick to good foods like fresh produce and heart-healthy fats such as   avocados, olive oil, whole wheat, berries, granola, oats legumes and quinoa.

If you're able to cut 600 calories from your daily diet you are bound to lose at least 1 to 2 pounds per week.

Step 2 – Stop under estimating the power of water

We know that some alternatives to water taste as good but if you're really serious about losing weight you need and must avoid them.

For example, sports drinks, sodas and fruit juices are very high in sugar content and are also jam-packed with calories.

Water is the best healthy and cheap beverage to keep you well hydrated throughout your daily life, especially when exercising.

Look at it this way, any time you drink something that contains added sugar or syrup you are packing on calories without getting any form of nutritional value.

Step 3 – Start doing some wall and knee push ups

Push-ups aren't  for men only, it's one of the best exercises to tone your upper body.

If you don't do push-ups you will miss the opportunity to tone your arms, shoulders, back and most of all get rid of armpit fat.

Doing 20 to 40 push-ups daily will definitely do the trick. if you cannot manage the standard push-up you can do wall and knee push ups.

You can do it 3 to 4 times a week and alternate the workouts; this day for wall push-ups, the next day for knee push ups.


Never underestimate the power of a good short high intensity cardio workout.

When doing these workouts you'll be sweating and burning tons of calories.

There many type of cardio and total body routines online but to save you some time we have compiled some of the best HIIT and total body workouts you can use in the short video below.

Step 5 – Start eating to lose weight

Losing weight is a simple math…

You need to burn more calories than you take in.

This can be achieved with good exercise and diet. Remember to aim to cut 500 calories from your daily diet in order to maximize your weight loss results.

Remember, your aim is to lose weight overall because there's no particular diet to lose or get rid of armpit fat only.

For this to work it takes a wholesome approach. So the point is by eating to lower your body fat you will end up decreasing armpit fat.

Here is a 7 day fat-burning meal plan, you can easily follow.

And for days when you feel like having a cheat meal, go for some healthy cheat meals like these. 

Other tips to get rid of armpit fat
Do some tricep dips

They do an efficient job at toning your tricep muscles which will also help to decrease armpit fat.


This workout can be done anywhere.

As long as you can find a bench, chair or simply somewhere to support your arms. Do 3 sets of 15 to maximize your effort.

Find the new activity that you enjoy

Fitness is not all about sweating and pain, you can have fun too.

Here are some great activities you can do to burn calories.

Hiking – If you love going outdoors and enjoying the lush green trees and mountains then hiking might be your thing.

If you don't have any hiking trails near you you can go to the local park or somewhere where you can just immerse yourself in nature while you just move your body.

Biking – If you live near to your workplace or school then consider riding a bicycle to get there. This is a fun way to burn calories and save on gas money at the same time.

Dancing – Join a dance class that involves high-intensity movements such as hip hop, freestyle, salsa or even Zumba.

Track your calorie intake

You don't have to keep a diary and write down your calories.

In this modern era there's no need for that.

If you have a smartphone you can simply download a food diary app.

There are many that are available for free and it's a fantastic way to keep your diet and balance and maintain proper nutrition.

Don't become an emotional eater

It's a very bad idea to eat in response to emotional problems as they can lead to massive weight gain.

It's very easy to eat based off of emotional feelings so what you need to do is start controlling your body's response to these emotional events.

An example is in the movies the typical depiction would include a girl uncontrollably eating a big tub of chocolate ice cream because she just experienced a bad break up.

You must figure out a better, healthy alternative response to emotional issues.

Practice good posture

Whenever you maintain a good posture it doesn't only makes you look taller and slender but also gives your muscles and bone good support.

If you hunch or slouch it will affect how your body appears and and can result in skin bunching near the underarms.

The trick is to keep your neck and shoulders upright  when walking, standing or sitting.

It's very easy to hunch your shoulders when you're at a computer typing so pay attention to your body's posture. Your old age will thank you for it.

Wear your size

If your clothes are too tight it will naturally draw attention to areas of your body that you might not want seen.

When trying on clothes you have to make sure that they fit properly around the arms and armpit areas. Try to avoid clothes that have stretch material for elastic underarm region.

Also be careful when buying dresses that have cut near the area as this will cause armpit bugle.

wear your bra size to get rid of armpit fat

Many women don't realize that a bra that doesn't fit properly will cause bunching of skin near and around armpit.

Remember that a proper fitting bra provides adequate support and comfort to your body.

In this case, before buying a new bra you want to make sure that it fits properly under the underarm region and how it appears when clothes are worn.

Always remember that your bra is the foundation of your wardrobe so if it doesn't fit properly then your top clothes won't either.

Now that you know how to get rid of armpit fat it is for you to take action. You have to be consistent and dedicated to the plan, that's how you get results.

BONUS – another armpit fat workout that works!

Start taking action today!