Bicep Arm Curler

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Bicep Arm Curler

Post by Brundlekitten » Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:11 pm

Has anyone used one of these? are they worth it?

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Post by stuward » Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:27 pm

:spam1:

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Post by Brundlekitten » Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:30 pm

No, it's not spam. But that's cute.

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Post by Brundlekitten » Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:33 pm

I'm not a spammer. I don't even like spam. I was wondering if one of these delivers better results than regular curls.

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Post by stuward » Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:38 pm

I have no idea. It looks like a gimmick to me. It's just common for links by first time posters to be suspect. that's why I called it spam. For all I know, you could be promoting that site. Don't be surprised when an admin deletes that link.

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Post by Brundlekitten » Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:44 pm

I understand. Sears sells the same thing on their website, actually, for $10 less.

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Post by Jungledoc » Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:41 pm

Just another method for stabilizing the upper arm during curls to assure isolation. You can do "concentration curls" or preacher curls, or just use discipline and careful form. Of course, if your shoulders aren't very strong, that will limit how much you can curl without a stabilization aid. So why not just get everything strong at once?

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Post by Ironman » Sat Dec 25, 2010 3:13 pm

No links for new posters.

....and no, you don't need something like that. You're better off with a barbell.

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Post by Brundlekitten » Sat Dec 25, 2010 9:38 pm

Is there really any difference between curling a straight bar and a EZ curl bar?

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Post by Ironman » Sat Dec 25, 2010 10:21 pm

Only if the straight bar bothers your wrists. Otherwise it's the same. The width of your grip can change it a little. However that's only something to really think about in advanced bodybuilding.

Doing some of your back work underhanded helps.

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Post by robertscott » Tue Dec 28, 2010 1:00 pm

Ironman wrote:Doing some of your back work underhanded helps.
big time, I decided to try and specialise in my pitiful biceps and got some (relatively) decent size gains from doing an underhand cable row as my main rowing movement.

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