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15 November 2010

3 bicep-sculpting tricks

Try these killer exercises to get your guns popping in time for summer.

If you’re like me, you’ve been flexing your biceps in front of the bathroom mirror in various mock bodybuilder poses lately and you’ve been most disappointed by the noticeable absence of, well… bulge. Like every year, I’ve led myself go a little during the winter months.

At the gym

  • For a high definition bicep work out, head to the preacher’s bench and focus on the lower fourth of the curl movement, as described here. As with most things in life, focus rather than flash, is key. For more discussion on a variation of these curls, check out our Bodybuilding Forum.
  • Alternatively, try the good, old-fashioned dumbbell curl.

  • It’s often difficult to find an hour to carve out of one’s day to make time for a solid, intense gym workout. If you have this problem, you might want to invest in a Pilates ring to do super-effective bicep curls in the comfort of your on home.
  • Another wonderful contraption for muscle-building bicep curls right in your living room is the resistance band. Get one and start building muscle while watching TV.

 
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