How to execute the French press

If you want big arms, work the triceps, not the biceps. The triceps are bigger than the biceps and are composed of three heads, thus their name. They are located on the back of the upper arm and even when slightly developed, appear as a horse-shoe form. Continue reading


Variations to the shoulder barbell press

There are quite a few variations to this basic exercise.  AKA military press or the overhead shoulder press, it can be done standing up. This is much more difficult Continue reading

Disadvantages of the barbell curl

This is the final part to the description of the barbell curl exercise and how to vary it.

The barbell curl is most of the time presented as an excellent exercise for the biceps. So it is, but no exercise is perfect. Given how much newbies want big biceps and the barbell curl has been acclaimed as a mass builder, even in this blog, it is only fair that the other side of the coin is shown. Continue reading