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Pullups as adequate alternative to arm curls for biceps

Bret Contreras did some very interesting work on this subject for T-Nation where he measured muscle activation using EMG and documented mean and peak activation of muscles for a bunch of different ...
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Pullups as adequate alternative to arm curls for biceps

Note that I have 15 years of weight lifting experience; that is, over the course of the last 15 years, I've lifted weights the entire time without any significant pauses more than 2 weeks, and my ...
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What is the best position for pull ups to target one's lower pecs?

None of these are particularly good exercises for targeting the lower pecs, as the pecs are only very minor contributors to shoulder extension (as in narrow grip pull-ups) and shoulder adduction (as ...
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