Bicep training

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  1. Danja

    Danja New Member

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    I have a question about the way to shape my biceps. Right now, they're lean and not very burly looking. I do my curls on one of the seats with the slanted board to rest your elbows on in front, because I find it harder than just doing it standing up (you can't lean over and use your shoulders/back to cheat). Right now, I release all the way until my elbows are locked, and do 10 reps of 60 lbs, because thats all that the front ends of my biceps near the inside of the elbow can take. If I only go down 3/4 was and use more of the middle part of the muscle, however, I can lift quite a bit more. My question is that if I alternate sets, say doing one set at 60 lbs going all the way down and the next set at 80 or 90 going 3/4, will it strengthen or bulk the middle parts of the muscle? Right now it seems only the bottom is doing the work.
     
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    I bet you want big arms, huh?
     
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    pin pulls ftw
     
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    read the stickies for beginning routines and do the work, with proper diet and routine you will see results. you are worrying too much. lifting will increase the cross section of the bicep head all over.
     
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    If peak is what you are referring to, it is for the most part genetics. And my guess is that you are overtraining your biceps as it is anyways.
     
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    you should worry more about your calves. babes love a well-turned calf.
     
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    hang curls, its not cheating, its working out your back also
     
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    Just do 100 curls in the power rack! :run:
     
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  14. Danja

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    4, 5, 6, 8, thanks for the at least half answers. 7, i do calves as much as biceps. I do legs even more than arms since i started lifting to get stronger for hockey. Everyone else...well... fuck you. Honest question.
     
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    do half reps to work the middle of the bicepts using 100 lbs.
    this will make the peak grow substantially more than the rest of you bicepts.

    then do close grip shoulder presses, only coming down about a quarter of the way to work the thickest part of your tricepts. this will give you large upper arms, without making the forearm and insertion point at the elbow too big thus exaggerating the size of you bicepts and tricepts.

    read the stickies for more info.
     
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    Building a fents in my back yard really helped my bicept growth.... Minus well give that a try.
     
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    not the way he would be doin it
     
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    you can't work the lower bicep or middle bicep idiot
     
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    I can't get my CHACH ass biceps to grow at all no matter what......Drives me nuts......but then again I only hit them once a weak with incline DB curls for 30x8, 37.5x8, 45x8, 52.5x8 and 60x6.......I do half regular and half hammer.....Oh well.....
     
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    Do 21s. Dont worry about your arms too much, keep in mind that most pull excercises hit the biceps.
     
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