Category Archive for "Arms"

1 SKULL CRUSHERS FORM TIP FOR BETTER TRICEP GROWTH

Although the triceps do receive a lot of stimulation during basic compound presses for the chest and shoulders, a direct tricep isolation exercise or two is a great way to fully round out the development of all three heads for…

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THE BEST BRACHIALIS EXERCISES AND WORKOUTS

Although most lifters tend to think only in terms of “biceps and triceps” when trying to add size to their upper arms, there’s actually a third muscle involved that also plays an important role in the process. That muscle is…

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1 UNIQUE EXERCISE TO BUILD BIGGER TRICEPS

When most lifters think about structuring a complete tricep workout for mass and strength gains, it’s typically all about extension of the elbow joint. This is the primary function that the triceps perform, and it can be targeted in the…

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THE BEST FOREARM EXERCISES AND WORKOUTS FOR MASS

There are two muscle groups on the body that are particularly reliant on the luck of the “muscle building genetics lottery”… The first are the calves. The second are the forearms. In other words, if you aren’t naturally muscular in…

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THE BEST EXERCISES TO BUILD BIGGER BICEP PEAKS

Search the web for information on how to build bigger bicep peaks and you’ll find no shortage of articles, videos and forum posts outlining different arm exercises, training techniques and bicep workouts to help you carve out upper arms that…

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HOW TO DO BICEP CURLS: 5 TIPS FOR PERFECT BICEP CURL FORM

Although bicep curls are a very simple exercise to perform on the surface, there are actually many small tweaks you can make to your lifting form to enhance their overall effectiveness and gain bicep size at a faster rate. Here…

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WHY DUMBBELL TRICEP KICKBACKS ARE NOT A GOOD TRICEP EXERCISE

When it all comes down to it, training your triceps for optimal size and strength is a fairly straightforward process. The majority of your gains will come automatically as a result of your heavy pressing movements for your chest and…

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5 TIPS TO ELIMINATE SKULL CRUSHERS ELBOW PAIN

Although they’re one of the most common triceps exercises you’ll see being performed at the gym, skull crushers are also one of the very worst movements out there when it comes to placing unwanted stress on the elbows. In fact,…

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ARM ISOLATION: IS DIRECT BICEP AND TRICEP WORK NECESSARY?

To train arms or not to train arms? Are direct isolation exercises really necessary in order to build thick, muscular biceps and triceps? Or is the stimulation these muscles receive on heavy presses, chin-ups and rows sufficient to maximize your…

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5 TIPS TO ELIMINATE BICEP CURL WRIST PAIN AND FOREARM PAIN

Straight bar curls have always been considered as the basic bread and butter of solid biceps training. While they certainly are a great way to progressively overload your biceps for ongoing arm gains, many lifters end up with nagging wrist…

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