Finally Going to make Arms a priority - AnabolicMinds.com

Finally Going to make Arms a priority

  1. Professional Member
    JoHNnyNuTZ's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  270 lbs.
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    4,576
    Rep Power
    285445

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Finally Going to make Arms a priority


    Hey everyone. Just felt like posting this up and seeing what people have to say. So I never really Made Arms an important part of my workout. I usually have only added in a couple of sets at the end of other body parts. And only have an ARM (when other body parts are shot, and wanna workout at my house).
    So I want to start hitting arms at least twice a week,This way I can do my fullbody workouts at the gym 3-4 times a week and do my arm days at my house, on "off" days. Any one have any suggestions. Thanks fellow AM'ers

    RECOVERBRO



  2. Professional Member
    JoHNnyNuTZ's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  270 lbs.
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    4,576
    Rep Power
    285445

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    bumpage!!

    RECOVERBRO


  3. Advanced Member
    kBrown's Avatar
    Stats
    5'5"  200 lbs.
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    731
    Rep Power
    16449

    Reputation

    I can help you out, but it would help if I had an idea of what your current routine looks like throughout the week, then we can try to discern an optimal placement for an arm routine.
    https://www.facebook.com/KBrownFitness
    •   
       

  4. Professional Member
    JoHNnyNuTZ's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  270 lbs.
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    4,576
    Rep Power
    285445

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    OK, thanks buddy. Right now Im training for the warrior dash in August, so..My routines have been alot different than Ive ever done. Im trying to cut down a bunch of weight. I do a full body workout 3-4 times a week. I dont have set days, I have a physical job, so I just get in when I can. I usually do supersets or compounds sets with 30 seconds rest between sets. 3 sets of everything and do pretty much Chest, back , shoulders. In which I change what I do first each workout. Then I follow with legs then bi's/tris. superset.

    RECOVERBRO


  5. Advanced Member
    kBrown's Avatar
    Stats
    5'5"  200 lbs.
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    731
    Rep Power
    16449

    Reputation

    a superset arm workout:
    Grab a set of a DB and stand next to a machine curl bar and a pull up bar

    1) Curl the DB 4-6 reps (heavy)
    2) Immediately grab the machine curl (10-15 reps)
    3) Jump up on the pull up bar, palms facing you, and pull with all your might.

    This will blast your arms and will be good for endurance--which is what I think you are looking for.

    Tip:
    1) Start with great form and keep it as long as you can, as you become fatigued sacrifice form a little. But, don't hurt yourself.
    https://www.facebook.com/KBrownFitness
  6. Professional Member
    JoHNnyNuTZ's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  270 lbs.
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    4,576
    Rep Power
    285445

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Ill surely have to give this a try, and yes Im working on endurance. After doing some research on the Warrior dash seems like its going to take anywhere between an hour to 2 hours to complete. Yowzers

    RECOVERBRO


  7. Advanced Member
    kBrown's Avatar
    Stats
    5'5"  200 lbs.
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    731
    Rep Power
    16449

    Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by JoHNnyNuTZ View Post
    Ill surely have to give this a try, and yes Im working on endurance. After doing some research on the Warrior dash seems like its going to take anywhere between an hour to 2 hours to complete. Yowzers
    Yeah I figured, you would want endurance. They do the warrior dash where I live (ohio).
    Keep your rest low, the DB is for strength. The machine will work on ur endurance, and the triple set with pullups will work you to your limits... I hope
    Keep your rest low!
    https://www.facebook.com/KBrownFitness
  8. Sunz out, Gunz out...
    AaronJP1's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  183 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Age
    30
    Posts
    18,589
    Rep Power
    2410146

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Have u seen arm growth from what u were doing b4?
    Hardcore Purus Labs {Rep}
    Lift the fücking weight from the floor, or leave it on the ground. The thoughts are supposed to be daunting. The pain is meant to be tormenting.
    www.InsaneVeins.com
  9. New Member
    supraseed48's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  220 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    431
    Rep Power
    11618

    Reputation

    Arm endurance training?? WTH!! Thats a new one on me...
    "Liver stress is weakness leaving the body!!"
  10. Professional Member
    JoHNnyNuTZ's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  270 lbs.
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    4,576
    Rep Power
    285445

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by supraseed48 View Post
    Arm endurance training?? WTH!! Thats a new one on me...
    LOL..Not specifically arms. Im training for more endurance and supersets and Giant sets was what I was looking for.

    RECOVERBRO


  11. Advanced Member
    kingk0ng's Avatar
    Stats
    5'11"  235 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Age
    29
    Posts
    743
    Rep Power
    122329

    Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by JoHNnyNuTZ View Post
    Hey everyone. Just felt like posting this up and seeing what people have to say. So I never really Made Arms an important part of my workout. I usually have only added in a couple of sets at the end of other body parts. And only have an ARM (when other body parts are shot, and wanna workout at my house).
    So I want to start hitting arms at least twice a week,This way I can do my fullbody workouts at the gym 3-4 times a week and do my arm days at my house, on "off" days. Any one have any suggestions. Thanks fellow AM'ers
    Like any other movement, I wouldn't go overboard with them. To this day people tell me my chest is enormous and I've only done flat presses, incline presses and weighted dips for them. The reason that I have development though is because I focused on developing those exercises as much as possible, not because of how many exercises I do for them. Without progress muscles only homeostasis.

    I do two-three exercises for triceps (weighted dips, close grip bench presses, and occasionally overhead tricep extensions) and the only exercise I do directly for biceps would be barbell or dumbell curls.
    Former Marine, UT-BSN, NSCA-CPT, NASM-CPT, CSCS
  12. Advanced Member
    hugry4more's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  169 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    544
    Rep Power
    913

    Reputation

    ^^ wish I could still do waited dips :/
  13. Sunz out, Gunz out...
    AaronJP1's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  183 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Age
    30
    Posts
    18,589
    Rep Power
    2410146

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by kingk0ng

    Like any other movement, I wouldn't go overboard with them. To this day people tell me my chest is enormous and I've only done flat presses, incline presses and weighted dips for them. The reason that I have development though is because I focused on developing those exercises as much as possible, not because of how many exercises I do for them. Without progress muscles only homeostasis.

    I do two-three exercises for triceps (weighted dips, close grip bench presses, and occasionally overhead tricep extensions) and the only exercise I do directly for biceps would be barbell or dumbell curls.
    for what I boulder how do u make sure u stress the muscle?
    Hardcore Purus Labs {Rep}
    Lift the fücking weight from the floor, or leave it on the ground. The thoughts are supposed to be daunting. The pain is meant to be tormenting.
    www.InsaneVeins.com
  14. Senior Member
    ambulldog's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  205 lbs.
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    1,964
    Rep Power
    8432

    Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by kingk0ng View Post
    Like any other movement, I wouldn't go overboard with them. To this day people tell me my chest is enormous and I've only done flat presses, incline presses and weighted dips for them. The reason that I have development though is because I focused on developing those exercises as much as possible, not because of how many exercises I do for them. Without progress muscles only homeostasis.

    I do two-three exercises for triceps (weighted dips, close grip bench presses, and occasionally overhead tricep extensions) and the only exercise I do directly for biceps would be barbell or dumbell curls.
    you follow my train of thought. few things for tris and next to nothing for bis
    Noob looking for alot of guidance
    I've got a hold of some omnadren 250(is sustanon better?) and I'm pretty much clueless about steroids. All i know about it is that it easily aromatizes and it holds alot of water
  15. New Member
    supraseed48's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  220 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    431
    Rep Power
    11618

    Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by ambulldog

    you follow my train of thought. few things for tris and next to nothing for bis
    I concur that for maintaining bicep size the stim from some bicep training and the pulling from back excercises might be enough. (might see some growth pinning 500mg of sust. Ha!) But to go from 16 to 18 inch + arms for ex. that won't suffice. Arm size is usually closely correlated to body weight, one doesn't always mean the other. The potential for size is there. Yes train the triceps hard and heavy, they are 75% of the arm. But to grow boulder style biceps they need to be directly trained as well. Especially guys who have longer bicep heads, ie ectomorphs. Imho...
    "Liver stress is weakness leaving the body!!"
  16. Advanced Member
    kingk0ng's Avatar
    Stats
    5'11"  235 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Age
    29
    Posts
    743
    Rep Power
    122329

    Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by AaronJP1 View Post
    for what I boulder how do u make sure u stress the muscle?
    The muscle is stressed when it performs its prime function.

    The reason for the biceps existence is elbow flexion; to bring the ulna and radius closer to the humerus (forearms closer to the upper arm). Anytime the elbow flexes the biceps are stressed. They are the reason for that particular motion.

    Rows, curls, chins, face pulls, pullups all stimulate the bicep sufficiently. The only difference between a curl and a row is the row works the upper back muscles in conjunction to the biceps. The curl completely isolates the biceps and the row teaches your biceps and back how to properly coordinate.

    You can try increasing TUT for slower reps, but I don't imagine it'd do you much good. As another poster as suggested, weight gain and arm circumference is related, as with any muscular development in hypertrophy. The rule of thumb is that you gain 1 inch to your arms every 15 pounds you gain; this is a basic guideline, but not always accurate.

    Keep progressing in weight, rows, pulls, and curls and your bicep development will come. Just remember the triceps are responsible in assistance with pressing movements (press, bench press) and developing them helps add to those pec muscles everyone wants to work. Your triceps also make up 2/3rd of your upper arm.

    People that stimulate the biceps and not the triceps often develop imbalance around the elbow. The imbalance usually causes your arms to remain in an almost flexed position and makes it harder to extend. You'll see people walking around with an internally rotated humerus, shoulder protraction and their forearms are not nearly as vertical with their upper arms and you can tell their training is imbalanced.
    Former Marine, UT-BSN, NSCA-CPT, NASM-CPT, CSCS
  17. Professional Member
    JoHNnyNuTZ's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  270 lbs.
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    4,576
    Rep Power
    285445

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Yeah I never really cared about bis and tris. Just lifted HEAVY compound movements mostly. Was just curious to see what happens If I ACTUALLY cared about them

    RECOVERBRO


  18. Advanced Member
    kingk0ng's Avatar
    Stats
    5'11"  235 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Age
    29
    Posts
    743
    Rep Power
    122329

    Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by JoHNnyNuTZ View Post
    Yeah I never really cared about bis and tris. Just lifted HEAVY compound movements mostly. Was just curious to see what happens If I ACTUALLY cared about them
    I could tell from your opening post it appeared you had your stuff together. Most people flaw at training arms directly, but as long as it's done with appropriate volume and frequency I don't see much of a problem with it.

    During the early stages of training it's not necessary, but after you develop your exercises the carryover training elbow flexion and extension has will only be positive.

    It's safe to assume once someone develops their compound movements, they know not to do bicep curls in the mirror everyday. Curls might be a big part of the bro science, but it's often a tool for a large upper back as well.
    Former Marine, UT-BSN, NSCA-CPT, NASM-CPT, CSCS
  19. New Member
    matt8483's Avatar
    Stats
    6'2"  220 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Posts
    493
    Rep Power
    18225

    Reputation

    I say blast bis and tris together atleast once a week. Some of u might be right with ur educational studies on not needing to isolate. But for me seeing is believing, I've put 3-4 inches on my arms since I've been pairing bis and tris about 4 years ago, without any enhancement from drugs BTW.
  20. New Member
    supraseed48's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  220 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    431
    Rep Power
    11618

    Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by matt8483
    I say blast bis and tris together atleast once a week. Some of u might be right with ur educational studies on not needing to isolate. But for me seeing is believing, I've put 3-4 inches on my arms since I've been pairing bis and tris about 4 years ago, without any enhancement from drugs BTW.
    I subscribe to your school of thought. Biceps are muscles like the rest. I hit em heavy and force them to adapt. In return they grow, BB101. And no I don't believe in training them in front of a mirror day after day but they do get a designated training session weekly..
    "Liver stress is weakness leaving the body!!"
  21. Advanced Member
    hugry4more's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  169 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    544
    Rep Power
    913

    Reputation

    So hows it going any new growth?
  •   

      
     

Similar Forum Threads

  1. Paying for express,but getting priority mail?
    By Gs2x in forum Nutraplanet
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-24-2010, 01:03 AM
  2. USPS Priority Mail?
    By VaDave in forum Nutraplanet
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 01-28-2009, 03:27 AM
  3. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-18-2007, 05:38 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Log in
Log in