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Arms Workout per Week

Large muscle groups develop in a more obvious way than the smaller ones. That said, you clearly understand how to build muscle through effective diet and exercise. Arms can be trained through a number ...
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Is Barbell Drag Curl mechanically useful for building biceps

Neither variation specifically develops the long heads of the biceps more than a regular bicep curl, because neither loads the long head of the biceps when it is fully elongated. Stretching of the ...
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Triceps training (long head)

tl; dr: You may not be training the triceps optimally by doing only one exercise, but you are not undertraining any one part of the triceps overall. The long head has its origin on the scapula, while ...
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Home workouts that could grow bigger arms

I need suggestions for good home workouts that could grow bigger arms/biceps/forearms I only know of push-ups. A simple beginner routine could consist of push-ups targeting the triceps, pecs, and ...
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giving the left shoulder a rest. can I train squats and\or the right arm?

can I still have benefits buy training only the right side plus squats? Let's first deal with the question of only training the right side. I would heavily caution against training one side more ...
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How to get huge triceps?

If you're not seeing results working a body part once per week, I recommend trying to work that body part more often. Soreness doesn't really enter into the question unless it is debilitating. I have ...
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Identification and effected muscles of excercise

It's the straight arm lateral pulldown. It primarily targets the latissimus dorsi, but as it's a compound exercise movement it will engage a variety of other muscles. I'm not sure why this person is ...
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Arm exercises: when to alternate arms?

Do the first set on your weaker arm and then do the exact same number of repetitions on your stronger arm. Your weak arm should fail first and this method means you don't end up over developing the ...
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Arms Workout per Week

“I was thinking of doing arms 2-3 times a week.Is it good to do that and if i do that how i'm gonna cover my other body parts.” If your goal is a balanced, aesthetic physique, then, “more is not ...
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How can I build biceps without supinating the wrist?

Two things to consider would be deadlifts and barbell rows. Done correctly there's not much movement in your wrist for those, and the deadlift will train your biceps isometrically while the barbell ...
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Arm strength for cricket

Your weight training should involve anything that increases your overall strength and musculature of the arms and supportive muscles used in bowling, and that can be incrementally loaded. So as an ...
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Exercise for carrying things on arms

The ideal exercises for training to carry stuff are, surprisingly, carrying stuff. On the assumption you can't find a willing person to be carried around, then something like sandbag work would be ...
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Decreasing number of push-ups

The primary issue here is almost certainly insufficient rest. You have begun with a nominal volume and are working toward higher intensity. But our tolerance to volume is entirely a function of our ...
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Decreasing number of push-ups

20 reps mainly build muscular endurance not muscle mass. For muscle mass you should be in the 5-12 rep range. So you need to increase the difficulty of the push-ups somehow. You could try doing push-...
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Decreasing number of push-ups

I've answered a similar question that covers some of the same points: My pushups don't increase Why you're not progressing If you're wondering why you're not progressing here, it's because you're ...
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How to get huge triceps?

Train your triceps close to exhaustion with the least boring exercise in your arsenal. Eat based on how tired you are. Sleep more if possible, sleep better by taking cold showers right before going to ...
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Seeking Advice on Enhancing Upper Body Strength and Muscle Mass

To enhance your strength as a beginner, there are a few things that you should pay attention to: Progressive overload: You should increase your training volume from one session to another, be it by ...
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Is it useful to train arms in circuit, 10 reps?

You can definitely work your arms and save time by doing a circuit or by performing super-setting. However, I don't believe doing back-to-back bicep workouts will help you. The idea behind super-...
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Weak left arm or really strong.. Help Me understand

The feeling in the right arm you feel is your muscle working from the exercises as it should. With an exercise such as push-ups which use both arms to perform it can be extremely easy to let one arm ...
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What muscles perform rotation of the elbow joint about the axis of the arm, while keeping the hand fixed?

Biceps, Triceps and pronator teres && supinator muscle. You are using the muscles that normally your forearm uses to twist, but because you focus on not changing the position of your hand ...
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Weight loss conundrum

Weight loss Weight loss comes from eating less calories than your body needs. If a 90 kg man needs 3000 calories to maintain his fat then he needs to eat 2800 calories to lose around 0.2 kilograms a ...
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How to train arms for being the head in lion dancing?

Blockquote Do what you're doing already, but do more of these: front raise, pullover, forearm flexion/extension, lateral raise For grip: pick up heaviest dumbbell you can and hold it until ...
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Stretch to Improve Arm Closing Flexibility

Yes that would be your triceps. Try the three stretches shown below: 1.) Place your hand on the opposite elbow as show below and the elbow and gently pull it across your body until you feel a ...
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Point of cross body hammer curl

Elbow Flexor Activation To keep this part simple.. Palms face up (full supination) you'll emphasize the biceps. Palms face down (pronation) you'll emphasize the brachialis The brachioradialis, which ...
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Help and Tips needing for workout plan

Your plan doesn't have any back work, it's important to do back work or you'll get muscle imbalances and you'll injure yourself, it's also very important for a good posture. If you're just starting ...
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