Either they're trying to look more advanced than they are or they're just trying something they saw on TV. Either way, this is bad business.
For a more effective concentration curl, use an incline bench and forcefully squeeze the dumbbells together. Contract extra hard at the top.
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Adding a band to this machine provides continuous tension and an intense contraction at the top of every rep.
Hold one side isometrically in the contracted position at the bottom while the other side is moving. Add bands to really ramp it up.
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Start your biceps work with hammer curls, then a preacher curl variation like the one here. For safety, finish with heavy barbell curls when you're biceps are fully pumped.
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Nail the brachialis muscle between the biceps and triceps for bigger, wider arms. This cross-body variation of the hammer curl is my favorite.
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Finish the curl with a shoulder flexion for a stronger biceps contraction. Don't let the traps raise up.
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And a few sets of these to the end of your chest workout as an athletic finisher.
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Doing this glute-builder in a rack acts as a depth gauge, much like box squats. It keeps your form in check and it makes it easy load and unload plates.