Muscle and Brawn Forums
 

Go Back   Muscle and Brawn Forums > Training > Training Resources
Mark Forums Read
Register Articles Members List Search Today's Posts

Notices

Training Resources Workouts, Form Videos, Muscle and Strength Training Articles...everything you need. Forum includes the best posts from the forum.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-26-2013, 04:34 AM   #11
Cutty
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 5,647, Level: 48 Points: 5,647, Level: 48 Points: 5,647, Level: 48
Activity: 4% Activity: 4% Activity: 4%
 

Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Indiana
Posts: 2,231
Training Exp: 3.5 years
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: Amino Acids
Reputation: 124748
Cutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master member
Default

I have 17" arms (nothing great), higher bodyfat so my biceps aren't cut like you would think, but I don't do curls. I do heavy heavy deadlifts, bb rows (supinated grip for better bicep utilization) and supinated pull ups/seated pull downs.

Oh, and squats adds mass to the whole body. I would add a few sets of 10 reps on some curls if you are lacking THAT bad.
Cutty is online now   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 01-26-2013, 08:19 AM   #12
Soldier
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 14,594, Level: 78 Points: 14,594, Level: 78 Points: 14,594, Level: 78
Activity: 89% Activity: 89% Activity: 89%
 
Soldier's Avatar
 

Join Date: May 2011
Location: Ft. Hood, Tx
Posts: 3,948
Training Exp: On and off for 17 years.
Training Type: ARGH!!!
Fav Exercise: Bosu kickback pistols
Fav Supp: Crack on a trisket
Reputation: 241044
Soldier is a master memberSoldier is a master memberSoldier is a master memberSoldier is a master memberSoldier is a master memberSoldier is a master memberSoldier is a master memberSoldier is a master memberSoldier is a master memberSoldier is a master memberSoldier is a master member
Default

My biceps are really activated by all types of pullups. I find that close grip chins and opposing grip pullups leave my biceps and forearms completely thrashed, and I've built some pretty good bicep size while putting an emphasis on pullups of every kind.
__________________
Current PRs at 242, raw w/ wraps- 525, 355, 605, 1485
Roboro tui, perimo vester adversarius
(Build yourself, destroy your enemy)
Soldier is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 12:28 PM   #13
evilinmotion
Evil Member
Uber Brawn
Points: 1,228, Level: 19 Points: 1,228, Level: 19 Points: 1,228, Level: 19
Activity: 4% Activity: 4% Activity: 4%
 
evilinmotion's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Norcross,GA
Posts: 277
Training Exp: 18 (13 powerlifting)
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: MHP
Reputation: 11994
evilinmotion is a dedicated contributorevilinmotion is a dedicated contributorevilinmotion is a dedicated contributorevilinmotion is a dedicated contributorevilinmotion is a dedicated contributorevilinmotion is a dedicated contributorevilinmotion is a dedicated contributorevilinmotion is a dedicated contributorevilinmotion is a dedicated contributorevilinmotion is a dedicated contributorevilinmotion is a dedicated contributor
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cutty View Post
I have 17" arms (nothing great), higher bodyfat so my biceps aren't cut like you would think, but I don't do curls. I do heavy heavy deadlifts, bb rows (supinated grip for better bicep utilization) and supinated pull ups/seated pull downs.

Oh, and squats adds mass to the whole body. I would add a few sets of 10 reps on some curls if you are lacking THAT bad.
That would depend on height... 17" on a 5'4" frame is huge on a 6'4" is just normal

For Arms I just do extra triceps work and curls sometimes...I don't think anyone needs to do bicep curls and tri ext all the time if they are already doing a lot of heavy pulling/pushing movements...unless they are prepping for a BB contest...
__________________
214lbs @ 5'8"

Type 2 Diabetic / A1C: 12.9% @ 07 Aug 2013
evilinmotion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 02:41 PM   #14
EliteDreams
Moderation is for cowards
Max Brawn
Points: 12,838, Level: 73 Points: 12,838, Level: 73 Points: 12,838, Level: 73
Activity: 27% Activity: 27% Activity: 27%
 
EliteDreams's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: N Ga Mountains
Posts: 5,488
Training Exp: Started 5/2/11
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: PRs
Fav Supp: Steak
Reputation: 432869
EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!EliteDreams is one with Crom!
Default

Want bigger biceps? Do dips. And military presses.
__________________
"Thats you, a new creation born of tragedy, but capable of greatness." - jdmalm123


The gates of hell have been unlocked, headstones pushed aside!
EliteDreams is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2013, 02:56 PM   #15
1morerep
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 5,041, Level: 45 Points: 5,041, Level: 45 Points: 5,041, Level: 45
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
 
1morerep's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 1,625
Reputation: 52264
1morerep is a lifting beast1morerep is a lifting beast1morerep is a lifting beast1morerep is a lifting beast1morerep is a lifting beast1morerep is a lifting beast1morerep is a lifting beast1morerep is a lifting beast1morerep is a lifting beast1morerep is a lifting beast1morerep is a lifting beast
Default

“Biceps are like ornaments on a Christmas tree" – ed coan
__________________
555/400/515 (190)198 WT class (40-44)


540/385/515 (previous meet)



http://www.metalmilitia-va.com/

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go!!!


1MOREREP 2014
1morerep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2013, 12:38 PM   #16
BendtheBar
Bearded Beast of Duloc
Max Brawn
Points: 1,554,481, Level: 100 Points: 1,554,481, Level: 100 Points: 1,554,481, Level: 100
Activity: 49% Activity: 49% Activity: 49%
 
BendtheBar's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 80,894
Training Exp: 20+ years
Training Type: Powerbuilding
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: Butter
Reputation: 2581830
BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cutty View Post
I have 17" arms (nothing great), higher bodyfat so my biceps aren't cut like you would think, but I don't do curls. I do heavy heavy deadlifts, bb rows (supinated grip for better bicep utilization) and supinated pull ups/seated pull downs.

Oh, and squats adds mass to the whole body. I would add a few sets of 10 reps on some curls if you are lacking THAT bad.
You have at least another quality inch, to an inch and a half to gain. These final gains will make your arm look much bigger.

Some curls a week is good. It's the guys who do 20 sets a week that are really going overboard in my opinion.
__________________
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Destroy That Which Destroys You

"Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado."


BendtheBar is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2013, 12:36 AM   #17
Cutty
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 5,647, Level: 48 Points: 5,647, Level: 48 Points: 5,647, Level: 48
Activity: 4% Activity: 4% Activity: 4%
 

Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Indiana
Posts: 2,231
Training Exp: 3.5 years
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: Amino Acids
Reputation: 124748
Cutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master memberCutty is a master member
Default

I've been focusing mostly on just strength strength strength. This next go around I will program in some sort of arm work. Thanks btb
Cutty is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2013, 05:30 PM   #18
Ramrod
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 5,943, Level: 49 Points: 5,943, Level: 49 Points: 5,943, Level: 49
Activity: 8% Activity: 8% Activity: 8%
 
Ramrod's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: MO
Posts: 1,707
Training Exp: 12
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Deadlifts
Fav Supp: FOOD
Reputation: 116949
Ramrod is a master memberRamrod is a master memberRamrod is a master memberRamrod is a master memberRamrod is a master memberRamrod is a master memberRamrod is a master memberRamrod is a master memberRamrod is a master memberRamrod is a master memberRamrod is a master member
Default

I know this is an older thread, but never saw anyone stat this.. I believe Biceps and Triceps need to on the same workout and super setted. If your wanting Size.

Something like this works very well.

Warm ups
Alt. DB Curls Super Setted with Rope Pressdows 3x15

Core Sets Rest /Pause DC Style but with 4 sets and total around 20reps
Preacher Curls Super Setted with Skull Crushers

Then I like to do FST-7 sets with.. (7x12)

Double Biceps Cable Curls Super Setted with a tricep Machine

Then on to Forearms

It's worked ok for me...

__________________
Proudly sponsored by
www.RAMRODREVIEWS.com
Meet PR's: 425/315/475 Total: 1215 @179
Ramrod is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2013, 08:11 PM   #19
moeheep
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 9,512, Level: 65 Points: 9,512, Level: 65 Points: 9,512, Level: 65
Activity: 6% Activity: 6% Activity: 6%
 
moeheep's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Hastings, Florida
Posts: 3,351
Training Exp: 1.5 years
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: DEADS
Fav Supp: Condense
Reputation: 321283
moeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite membermoeheep is an elite member
Default

I NEVER do curls!!

Rows only
__________________
Best Gym Lifts...Dosen't matter....they don't count!

Best Meet Lifts:
Squat = 325
Bench = 210
Dead = 353
Total = 888

The iron is there during my times of happiness, sadness and anger. The iron is there available through the 4 seasons and inclement weather. The iron is there to either comfort me or motivate me. The Iron manages to show me how strong I am or how humble I need to be. The iron does not yell, but it always demands respect. The iron is not a disciplinarian, but when disrespected, I feel it for a long time. The iron does not love or hate, but we definitely share a strong bond. And no matter how far I stay away or for how long, the iron is there, waiting to be lifted.
moeheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2013, 08:27 PM   #20
wvjon
Senior Member
Brawn
Points: 785, Level: 14 Points: 785, Level: 14 Points: 785, Level: 14
Activity: 6% Activity: 6% Activity: 6%
 
wvjon's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Southern West Virginia
Posts: 239
Training Exp: 8 months
Training Type: Powerbuilding
Fav Exercise: All
Fav Supp: Infinite Labs JHP
Reputation: 25556
wvjon is a lifting machinewvjon is a lifting machinewvjon is a lifting machinewvjon is a lifting machinewvjon is a lifting machinewvjon is a lifting machinewvjon is a lifting machinewvjon is a lifting machinewvjon is a lifting machinewvjon is a lifting machinewvjon is a lifting machine
Default

I like incline curls
__________________
It's only a number, Right?
wvjon is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
biceps, small


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Small back thumpinos Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 6 03-28-2012 09:05 AM
Small Meals Jesda Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 5 12-18-2011 07:04 PM
Home Bodybuilding Biceps Workout: 7-Min Biceps Workout with Dumbbells at Home Dork McSchlorp General Board 0 09-07-2010 06:23 PM
Get Bigger Biceps By Avoiding These Biceps Training Mistakes Dork McSchlorp General Board 0 06-29-2010 11:31 PM
Small/Ignored Bodyparts BendtheBar Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 8 07-06-2009 10:17 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:30 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.