When To Breathe During Bicep Curls? (Solved!)

When To Breathe During Bicep Curls

I’m sure you realise that using proper breathing techniques are essential when lifting weights. But, you probably don’t put as much thought into breathing with an exercise like bicep curls. I mean, it’s not as though you are working the largest muscle groups, as you typically would when performing squats or deadlifts. That being said, … Read more

Are Cables Better Than Dumbbells For Biceps? (Explained!)

Are Cables Better Than Dumbbells For Biceps?

The debate about whether cables or dumbbells are better for biceps has been raging on for years. In truth, there is no single perfect answer. That being said, there are certain things that cables can do for your biceps that dumbbells can’t, and vice versa. So, I’ll explain these to you now. Cables and Dumbbells … Read more

Can I Do 5×5 Bicep Curls? (Explained)

Can I Do 5x5 Bicep Curls?

5×5 is a strength-training protocol, typically aimed at compound movements, so should you be using it for bicep curls? I guess the thinking behind this is that 5 sets of 5 reps will involve lifting heavy weights, this in turn can help to increase strength. And, the stronger a muscle, the more developed you would … Read more

Why Do Barbell Rows Feel Awkward? (Solved & Explained!)

Why Do Barbell Rows Feel Awkward?

I’m just going to come out and say it, I’ve always had a loathing for barbell rows, simply because they feel so damn awkward. Don’t get me wrong, I still regularly perform them, as I know they are one of the best upper back and lat-building exercises. However, I always have a sense of resignation … Read more

Why Do My Front Delts Take Over When I Train Chest? (Solved!)

Why Do My Front Delts Take Over When I Train Chest?

The frustration is real, I get it, you train your chest and yet all you ever feel is your front delts taking over. In fact, you probably don’t feel as though you’ve activated your chest at all. And yet, once more, your front delts have had an awesome workout. In this article I’ll explain why … Read more

Is There an Ideal Conventional to Sumo Deadlift Ratio? (Explained!)

Conventional to Sumo Deadlift Ratio

Who else wants to know the “ideal” conventional to sumo deadlift ratio. I’m sure you’ll agree that these are two fantastic deadlift variations. Then again, I know that not everyone feels that sumos are a “legitimate” lift, but trust me they are. Plus, these two deadlift variations will typically see most of us lifting more … Read more

Why Are My Biceps Bigger Than My Shoulders? (Revealed!)

Why Are My Biceps Bigger Than My Shoulders?

I would hazard a guess that some people would love their biceps to be bigger than their shoulders. I mean, who doesn’t want a huge set of bulging biceps? However, in terms of aesthetics, massive biceps and puny shoulders just won’t cut it. So, in this article I’ll explain the various reasons why your biceps … Read more

Why Can’t I Straighten My Arms After Bicep a Workout? (Solved!)

Why Can't I Straighten My Arms After a Bicep Workout?

You’ve hit a fantastic bicep workout, everything seems great, and then suddenly some time later you find that you can’t straighten your arms. Sound familiar? In fact, whenever you attempt to reach for something, or try to use your arms in any way, the soreness is excruciating. In this article I’ll reveal the main reasons … Read more