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Doctor insights on: Bicep Exercises Without Weights

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What's a good bicep exercise?

What's a good bicep exercise?

2 Main ones: Free weight curls, either with dumbells or bar. Bar can be curling bar or straight. You may use a preacher's bench for isolation. Pull-ups (fingertips facing you). If you are looking for definition and isolation, the preacher's bench is good. If you are looking for dynamic muscle use (more practical), then free weight curls sitting or standing.Standing requires more core tightening to best isolate ...Read more

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Why does my left bicep hurt when I lift weights?

Why does my left bicep hurt when I lift weights?

Perhaps you injured: it in one of your workouts. a small tear may not be painful immediately. I pulled a portion of my central quad and only felt a strange feeling. I palpated it and felt a gap in the muscle, after a night of rest it was extremely sore if stressed, and the hole had filled in with clot, and the inflammatory process causes the pain. bodies way to tell you to back off. so modify your activity, let it hel ...Read more

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How can I increase my biceps with simple exercise?

How can I increase my biceps with simple exercise?

Biceps curl.: A dumbbell curl would be a great biceps exercise. Start with the dumbbell at your side by your hip, with your palm facing the hip. As you lift the dumbbell, keep the elbow tucked in to your body and turn your wrist so at the top of the curl your palm is straight up (this is called supination). Shoot to achieve muscle exhaustion within 8-22 reps. 3-4 sets. Don't need much. ...Read more

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How to know what exercises should I do for bigger biceps?

How to know what exercises should I do for bigger biceps?

Bigger Gun in : General. Oing for big guns. These exercises help to build arm muscle: push downs, pin presses, dumbbell wrist curls, dips, rolling extensions, barbell wrist curls, preacher curls, chin ups, lying barbell triceps extensions, thick grip curls, concentration curls & lying dumbbell triceps extensions. ...Read more

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How to find good exercises that build biceps really fast?

How to find good exercises that build biceps really fast?

Bigger biceps.: Three exercises to research for a bigger biceps will be barbell curls, dumbbell curls and slide curls. While slide curls should be done with lower weights, dumbbell curls and barbell curls can be done with heavier weights. Choose a weight that allows for 8 to 12 reps before muscle exhaustion sets in. Three sets of each exercise once weekly. ...Read more

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What is the ideal bicep size with relation to weight and height?

What is the ideal bicep size with relation to weight and height?

Irrelavent.: You should be able to curl 1q/2 your body weight and do at least 10 chins (palms facing face). ...Read more

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What calisthenic exercise works out biceps?

What calisthenic exercise works out biceps?

Curls: The most common exercise would be a bicep curl. This can be done with various equipment to add resistance. You may use dumbells, bar weight, cables/ resistance bands. You may wish to look at http://www.Bodybuilding.Com/exercises/finder/lookup/filter/muscle/id/15/m. ...Read more

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What amount weight do you use for bicep curls?

What amount weight do you use for bicep curls?

Depends: You should adjust the amount so that you can easily do 12-15 repetitions for at least 3 sets, once you can do that you can increase the weight ...Read more

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What to do if i added a bit of weight to my bicep curls and?

And? what? there is : -question here just an incomplete statement with a ? Mark at the end. Would be glad to help you, but need a question. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my left bicep hurts when lifting weights?

What does it mean if my left bicep hurts when lifting weights?

Injury?: If it's only the left bicep and not the right, you might want to be evaluated for a possible injury to the biceps. ...Read more

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How to get your biceps bigger? What weight and how many reps / sets?

How to get your biceps bigger? What weight and how many reps / sets?

Bigger biceps.: Three exercises to research for a bigger biceps will be barbell curls, dumbbell curls and slide curls. While slide curls should be done with lower weights, dumbbell curls and barbell curls can be done with heavier weights. Choose a weight that allows for 8 to 12 reps before muscle exhaustion sets in. Three sets of each exercise once weekly. ...Read more

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What exercises can could you help me build broader shoulder but not biceps?

What exercises can could you help me build broader shoulder but not biceps?

Parascapular: Focus on trapezial, latissimus and deltoid strengthening. Do rows, pulldowns, shrugs and band work to squeeze your shoulder blades. Your biceps will likely be conditioned as well but not to same degree. ...Read more

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What are some recommendations for bicep exercises that arent hard on the wrists?

What are some recommendations for bicep exercises that arent hard on the wrists?

Machine: why don't you try a curl machine at the gym less likely to do incorrectly and cause wrist pain ...Read more

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Have a indent on my bicep from a impact how long before i go back to weight training?

Have a indent on my bicep from a impact how long before i go back to weight training?

Depends...: On whther there is any pain, tendon or muscle damage. If all of the above does not pertain, then can resume weights and continue if no pain is present. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise to get biceps and triceps for a boy?

What is the best exercise to get biceps and triceps for a boy?

Depends on age: If by boy you mean prior to puberty, no specific exercise will build those muscles up. Noticeably muscle growth (hypertrophy) occurs after puberty. The best exercises tend to be compund exercises (biceps curls and triceps extensions). ...Read more

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Can you tell me some exercises for biceps and triceps. And others?

Can you tell me some exercises for biceps and triceps. And others?

Many: The basic staple of bicep exercises are the bicep curl. There are many variations of this exercise. For your triceps, like your biceps there are many different types of exercise from dips to extensions. For either muscle group, here is a great website to guide your through the myriad of different possible exercises. http://www.bodybuilding.com/exercises/finder/lookup/filter/muscle/id/15/muscle/ ...Read more