CONCENTRATION CURL

The concentration curl is an old school move that can produce real results, but only if you’re ready to buy in and work with perfect form. You wont be able to mindlessly shift and swing your body to help to lift the dumbbells, like some people do during standard standing curls—so be prepared to be humbled by the weight if your form is sloppy. Top-level trainers like Men’s Health fitness director Ebenezer Samuel, C.S.C.S. and Don Saladino use the exercise to build major league biceps. “The strength of the concentration curl is in how it helps eliminate any excess shifting at the shoulder joint during biceps … Continue reading CONCENTRATION CURL

BIG GUNS WORKOUT

Many people fail to realize that they already train their arms multiple times per week, without ever doing any direct arm work. Every time we do a pressing movement, we use our triceps. Every time we pull, we use our biceps and forearms. Because our biceps and triceps get a lot of work during compound movements, it’s important to limit the number of sets during isolation work. With dedicated arm training, keep the sets low and the intensity high. An even bigger problem is that most people don’t understand anatomy well enough to train their biceps and triceps effectively. So … Continue reading BIG GUNS WORKOUT