Why Do I Feel Bicep Curls in My Forearms? 6 Things You Should Know

A Bodybuilder Performing Bicep Curls

There’s nothing more annoying than feeling your forearms when curling. Basically, your forearms are ready to give up, while your biceps haven’t been trained anywhere near full intensity yet. Here’s why this happens and how to fix it. The main reasons you feel bicep curls in your forearms is either because you’re gripping the weights … Read more

Forearm Fatigue During Lat Pulldowns? Here’s Why & How to Fix it!

A Man Performing Lat Pulldowns

How often have you performed lat pulldowns and felt a burning sensation in your forearms? Then again, how often have you ended your set early because your forearms are fatigued, and yet you don’t even feel as though you’ve hit your lats? Funnily enough, I had the same issue, which I resolved by changing my … Read more

Why Am I Feeling Skull Crushers in My Chest? (Explained!)

Feeling Skull Crushers in Chest

Are you feeling skull crushers in your chest? Don’t worry, you’re not alone, as I’ve certainly experienced this, and I know many others have too. Skull crushers are without doubt a fantastic exercise for the triceps. However, I know only too well that you may not always feel the movement just in your triceps. And … Read more

How Deep Should I Go on Dips? (Revealed!)

How Deep Should I Go on Dips

When I talk of dips and how deep you should be going, I am specifically referring to parallel bar dips. Therefore, the type of dips that are focused on working the main upper-body pushing muscles, i.e. chest, shoulders, and triceps. Let’s face facts, you don’t want to be the person that everyone stares at in … Read more

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