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    Hi all. Im 6ft3 inches tall and am 16 years old. I weigh only 11 and a half stone, and so decided to start going to the gym in order to beef up. While i have had success in building up my pectorals and shoulders, my biceps are lagging behind.

    Im not sure if this is due to overtraining or what. I have changed my routine more times then i can remember but am still not getting increases in strength or size. My current bicep workout is as follows;

    30 barbell curls (v light weight)
    12 (light weight)
    8 (moderate weight)
    6 (highest weight i can handle)

    Preacher curls, 3 sets of 12 on each arm

    Hammer curls, 1 set of 12 on each arm

    incline dumbell curls 12 reps heavy weight then lighter weight till failure

    'Up the rack' 3 reps, highest weight can handle, then 6 with the weight down from that, etc. till i get all the way down to the 2lb weights doing about 30 reps

    I like this workout because its gives me a 'pump' and feel like i have worked them hard. I workout with the following split

    Tricep/chest
    Bicep/shoulder
    2 days rest then begin again.

    I am taking creatine monohydrate and Whey protein supplements. Why arent my biceps growing?

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    Done a stupid amount of searching on google etc. for answers to my problems and cant really find anything on science forum to help me. Also first visit this site so i didnt really know where to look....
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    Dude, just forget the curls. Do more compound lifts (deads, squats, bench, etc.) Try building the overall mass of your arms first. The exercises you are doing are only isolating your bi's. Im sure if you search on here, you will find more than enough info. You really need to get some legs in there too.
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    Ok got ya, i do a fair amount of benching, although i thought that only helped my pecs and not so much arms. Il drop down the curls as they give defenition which iv got, but no real mass which i want Any good reccomendations for mass building excercises for the arms as a whole?
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    Hey Toby,

    Welcome. I know it can be frustrating when you don't have anyone you can ask in person. Here is a GREAT workout program which will give you maximum size. It is not exciting but it DOES work, I promise.

    Believe it or not heavy squats will help your arms grow.

    Do 3 sets of each exercise resting 2 minutes between sets and 5 minutes between exercises.

    Mon

    Chest shoulders tris

    slight incline bench
    Seated BB press
    close grip bench press.


    Wed

    Back, and Bis

    Lat Pull Down
    BB row
    BB curl


    Fri

    Legs and abs

    Squats
    Leg Curls
    Standing Calf Raise
    Crunches


    Best of luck and keep at it.


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    Ok thx for advice. Il try that workout you suggested although it will be abit of a shock to do so few excersises. Is that really enough to workout your whole upper body effectively?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CROWLER
    Believe it or not heavy squats will help your arms grow.

    ?!?!?!?!?!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobo
    ?!?!?!?!?!

    Shhhhhhhhh the kid is doing 100 sets for bis and none for legs how else we gonna get him to work his legs.


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    oh.oh.....yeah.

    I just forgot.

    It works great


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    Quote Originally Posted by CROWLER
    Shhhhhhhhh the kid is doing 100 sets for bis and none for legs how else we gonna get him to work his legs.


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    How dare you crawler lol. I dont work legs because i do alot of sport at national level and they get built up that way, but am out for alot of months due to hamstring tear. For mass on the arms is the 'Arm bike' machine any good?
  

  
 

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