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I was planning on doing cable work for my triceps and biceps every second day for the next month. As a beginner you have a much quicker adaptation to activity then an intermediate or advanced lifter, so to that end this is an appropriate strategy, but with one caveat: time between workouts is not the only factor that affects your recovery. Other factors ...


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I don't think you can burn fat just in your arms, and it doesn't seem like you're overweight anyway. Why do you want to get rid of the arm fat? It probably doesn't matter. If it's for aesthetics, you'd probably do better to just try to add muscle, which would firm up your arms despite the fat that is on them.


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For arm wrestling your going to want to work out the shoulder and arm muscles. Chair dips(Triceps) Narrow grip push ups(Triceps) Chin ups and Inverted Chin ups (Biceps) Push ups (Shoulders) Superman (Shoulders) General overall upper body strength will help. These exercises work more than one muscle which should only help and not harm your case. If it ...


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The number one workout you should absolutely be doing is the squat. It is bar-none the best functional exercise you can do, and it will work out your entire leg. A second workout to consider is the deadlift which is a good supplementary exercise alongside the squat. As for arms, you're really going to want to target the triceps, shoulder, upper back, and ...


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If you have a table, you can do inverted rows. Get into a lying position under the table, hands holding the edge of the table. Pull yourself up to the table and repeat. It's easier than an actual pull-up (in fact, it's usually recommended for people who can't do pull-ups yet), but it exercises many of the same muscles. More information is available in How ...


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Several things can affect the size and makeup of your muscles: What you eat. Eating carbs post workout can help increase the size of the muscles for a time. Also, more fat in your muscle tissue adds to the bulk. If you burn that fat, the muscle appears to shrink even though the strength is unaffected. How you train. Long endurance work makes muscles ...


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By the mechanics of the movement I'd say palms-up barbell wrist curl, dumbell fly's, and tricep extensions.


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Not only is he bigger than you: you're weak, he's strong. You delineate exactly zero qualifications for victory. You have no chance except his charity.


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The truth is that you can build upper body strength and muscle using only your body weight. Marco is right! You can at least invest in a pull-up bar. You can try this workout: Plyo Push-ups Chin-ups enter link description hereChair Dips Plank Pelvis Crunch Side Plank Pelvis Crunch Try to perform 3 sets of 12-15 reps (work your way up) 3 days per ...


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You honestly don't look that inflexible to me. It was a long video but I don't think I saw any front squats in the rack position which is really the weight lifting move that requires the most flexibility. I've heard of folks getting shoulder injuries actually from them being too loose (i.e. too much stretching), but I don't have any data to back that up. ...


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It sounds like you're referring to doing reverse pull-ups to work the biceps. If so, purchasing a dumbbell set would provide you with more opportunity to expand your workouts. Additionally, exercise bands can work for you. If your budget is a concern, then, find a heavy can of food that you can grip with your hand. That's a free substitute for a dumbbell.


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Muscle imbalances are normal, nearly every adult has them, usually all over their body. People get injuries and don't recover perfectly, favor one side of their body, or via their vocations end up with weird body stuff. There might be some more acute answer but if I were you I'd focus on regular strength training that promotes a balanced body. There are ...


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I would recommend looking at safe swimming stretches, such as the ones detailed here. I would stay away from many of the older swimming stretches and the partner assisted arm stretches, as they have been shown to increase looseness in the shoulder and are associated with a higher incidence of injuries.


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There are tons of articles online that will give you bigger arms in just X weeks (tm). But the general gist is this: Work your biceps and triceps at least twice a week each, but not on the same day. For biceps, curls using dumbbells, hands pronanted will provide maximum stimulation for your biceps. For triceps, close grip push-ups, triceps extensions, ...


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You're looking for exercises to bulk up without special equipment. So first of all I would advice you to buy some dumbbells because they offer the resistance you will need to bulk up. Sure you can create a well defined upper body using only bodyweight movements but your goal is to bulk up, so you need resistance. You need to trigger your muscle fibres in ...


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Muscle Ups. If you can do them you'll have the explosive upper body strength and transition power that'll help you get that wrist break leverage that leads to winning in arm wrestling.



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