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This sounds like muscle fatigue and is absolutely normal and expected. This happens to every single person who works out. Your muscles aren't going to be able to curl forever during a workout session. You're breaking down muscle fibers with each repetition. This means the muscle will be temporarily weaker. Resting and eating repairs muscle fibers, and make ...


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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 of means, there are 3 major muscle groups. I'll list the best exercises that have their major focus on that muscle group but are the best compound version: ...


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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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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 in ...


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The issue related to bad external rotation and bad internal rotation: a reason can be that the shoulder blades are hunched together due to reasons such as too much sitting/typing work where the hunched shoulder blades (like too much sitting, too much benchpress) can impair the rotation movements and where the right arm in the internal rotation could not ...


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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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You're right that certain rep ranges primarily cause certain types of adaptation. But that's not the end of the story. A good example of that is the legs of high level cyclists. Most of these folks aren't doing strength training, and certainly very few are training for hypertrophy, but their legs are both strong and tend to be very muscular. In the short ...


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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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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 Chair Dips Plank Pelvis Crunch Side Plank Pelvis Crunch Try to perform 3 sets of 12-15 reps (work your way up) 3 days per week with one day of rest in ...


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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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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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Not gaining muscle size/definition can be a result of a great many factors, including: Bad routine / form. If you are doing bad exercises, or doing exercises badly, then your progress will suffer as a result. Most popular recommendation for this is a beginner barbell routine with progressive overloading, such as Starting Strength or Stronglifts. Not lifting ...


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Sure you can, but it's going to take time. One of the major things I've noticed is my dominant arm is stronger than my non-dominant. In this case I happen to be a lefty...sinister, I know... Anyway, what I found worked for me is to start all my single arm movements with my weaker arm, and finish with it. Basically forcing my weaker arm to rep 1-2 more reps ...


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It's most likely perfectly normal. Bodies are not perfectly symmetrical, and while you may have the same vein in your right arm, it doesn't necessarily mean that it runs in the same place.


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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 stronger arm Changing between reps or sets is best as it will help you achieve the aforementioned.


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“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 necessarily better”. Hypertrophy is a very individual thing. There’s no specific set of exercises that will guarantee you growth for a specific muscle group. ...


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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 hinged at the hip, as most instructions I've seen this for have you vertical or mostly-vertical. There are literally dozens of variations on the pulldown: ...


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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 than the other side. This would be a surefire way to develop muscular imbalances which cause chronic injuries and pain down the line. Training should always be ...


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You probably won't get bulky arms in only 15 minutes of lifting, I would recommend at least 25-45 minutes twice a week if you want bulky arms. Some good exercises for mass are: 1) 4 sets of 6-8 heavy barbell curls 2) 3 sets of 10-12 hammer dumbbell curls 3) 3 sets of 10-12 seated alternating dumbbell curls It's import to "squeeze" the muscle at the top of ...


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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 assumption, stuff that targets the back, shoulder capsule, core, posterior chain etc. I'd suggest focusing on squats, deadlifts, and overhead press all using a ...


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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 row will do concentric. It's a little soap-box-y, but I'd add that except for a very small portion of bodybuilders, most everyone would be much better off doing ...


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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 ideal. You can do sandbag carries for distance or time, in a bearhug or cradle position, practice picking it up off the floor, you can even try pressing it ...


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Hypothesis You might be encountering some hypertonicity in your muscle. There can be quite a few reasons for this happening: Salt imbalance can create an environment where the muscle is unable to balance itself. Hypertonicity is part of the pain-spasm-pain cycle, which can create hypertonic movement patterns. A trigger point, which can occur in the muscle ...


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Could be that by 'stiff' you mean getting a pump. If you have a bicep pump it will be hard to contract your muscle normally because it is 'pumped up'. Assuming that it is the pump, most people actually strive to get their muscles pumped up, mostly for ego reasons mind you, because it feels good and they look bigger. It doesn't actually help you get any ...


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I hate to be the one who has to tell you this, but I have to agree with John P, at least to a degree. Football players have to be packed with a lot of muscles, which is easier attainable with weights. Some exercises that would enhance arm and hand strength probably include bicep curls, bench press, shoulder press, and dumbbell rows. I would honestly be more ...


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I would never have specific arm days namely because of what you said; they get engaged heavily on back/chest days respectively. If you want to get some more arm action going on, you could instead add a bicep segment to the end of your back day, and a tricep segment to the end of your chest day. That way, they're already warmed up, and probably even tired. ...


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Is it possible to get some improvement using dumbbells only at home ? Improvement is always possible through consistent dedication to a routine. If you're willing to stick with one here is what I would recommend. Go to Bodybuilding.com's Arms Workout Database and pick something labeled "beginner" like this. It is a mystery to me how people build their ...


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I would say start with your diet and simply increase your overall activity levels. So eating cleaner, probably eating less (although I'm not a fan of caloric deficits by not eating enough). And start by walking every day for like an hour or something. The exercises I think are the most beneficial are the larger compound ones, squat and deadlift. These do ...


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