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Bicep Peak Exercises
If I do bicep, back, triceps exercises then skip a day and repeat. Should i just target two muscles a day?
Depends: If you are just starting out, exercise wise, you'll likely be able to get away working out this frequently. But the more serious your lifting habits and longer you are doing this, the more likely you will start to suffer from over-training. Smaller muscles groups like bi's and tri's can often be trained more regularly yet still recover - this may not so much be the case when training your back. ...Read more
I had surgery on my humerus bone which is my right arm by the bicep, now my arm will not straighten out all the way. What exercises can I do?
Stretching exercises: After your orthopedic surgeon approves exercise, you should begin rom(range of motion) that aims at improving your extension to match the other arm, if possible. Contractures develop anytime there is prolonged immobilization, so gradual increasing stretching to the point of pain should help. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Please answer! what kind of super sets for triceps and biceps exercises can I do with dumbbells and e-z curl bar?
Basically: Can take any two exercises and superset. You can do bicep supersets like standing dumbbell hammer curls with standing standard dumbbell curls or wide grip bicep curls(EZ curl) with reverse grip bicep curls(EZ curl). Or you could do opposing muscle supersets, with any bicep exercise and tricep exercise like standing french press(EZ curl) to wide grip bicep curl(EZ curl). Just mix and match. ...Read more
What weightlifting exercises can be done while resting the biceps? For example, can I still do bench presses? What else?
Bicep injury or just: If you need to rest your bicep because of injury, then you need to rest it. Heavy bench-presses also require the use of bicep muscles to work to stabilize the arms, thus be careful. Abs, back, squat, leg exercises can be done without much use of your biceps. You may want to consult doc and/or a personal trainer to show you proper exercises. Good luck. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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