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 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

Why Do I Feel Bent Over Rows in My Triceps? (Explained!)

Why Do I Feel Bent Over Rows in My Triceps

Are you feeling bent over rows in your triceps? It doesn’t quite sound right, does it? I mean, if you’re going to feel a pull-based exercise like rows anywhere in the arms you’d expect it to be the biceps. However, I know for a fact, that I personally, and I’m sure many of you, often … Read more

Why is My Close Grip Bench Press Stronger Than Regular? (Revealed!)

Why is My Close Grip Bench Stronger

Anyone else wondering why their close-grip bench press is stronger than their regular bench press? I mean, it just doesn’t seem right, does it? You know that you should generally be benching more with a wider grip. Plus, close-grip bench press is far more tricep-focused, which of course is a far smaller muscle than your … Read more

Why Do I Feel Tricep Pushdowns in My Abs? (Explained!)

Feel Tricep Pushdowns in Abs

It’s an extremely commonly-asked question, “Why Do I Feel Tricep Pushdowns in My Abs?” There you are at the cable machine, looking to set your tris on fire with one of the best isolation exercises there is. Then suddenly you can feel your abs, in fact, after a while they’re literally burning. It almost feels … Read more