Arm-Workouts

Arm Workouts to Build Muscle and Functional Strength

Functional arm workouts will build muscle and test and improve your biceps, triceps, forearm and grip strength, as well as strengthen your shoulders for CF.

INCLINE BICEPS CURL

Concentration curls prevent you from cheating and force you to perform each rep with perfect form. Although that maximizes the focus on the biceps — especially the long head — it can limit the amount of weight you can curl. So leave concentration curls for later in the workout — after you’ve gone hard and heavy with barbell and other dumbbell curls.

Take a lighter weight as you would use for standing curls. Sit back on an incline bench with a dumbbell in each hand held at arms length. Keep your elbows close to your torso and rotate the palms of your hands until they are facing forward. This will be your starting position.While holding the upper arm stationary, curl the weights forward while contracting the biceps as you breathe out. Only the forearms should move. Continue the movement until your biceps are fully contracted and the dumbbells are at shoulder level. Hold the contracted position for a second.

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