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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This low hip position deadlift is more for the quads. Try a semi-sumo stance – chest up, weight on heels – and pull from a deficit. Start light!
Finish the curl with a shoulder flexion for a stronger biceps contraction. Don't let the traps raise up.
Negatives help you build muscle. Try this technique for chest training.
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