Tag Archives: triceps

5 Reasons Why Squats Are Stopping You from Getting BIG Arms

The bar was loaded. My back was covered in chalk. The belt was squeezing my waist like a pair of pliers. A rhythm that could make a dead heart beat again, and a guitar escorting your soul to the place where deities live, were coming out of my headphones. I got under the bar – […]

Bench Dips – Triceps Builder Or Shoulder Destroyer?

Bench dips are quite often seen in home workout DVDs such as P90X. However, it’s a dangerous exercise to do because of the extreme shoulder stretch. You are risking an injury to the rotator cuff as well as shoulder impingement. Without a doubt bench dips work your triceps muscles really hard and you are going to […]

Getting Your First Dip

The dip is a classic upper body exercise. There were parallel bars installed in public schools before your parents were born. That’s how old school the dip is. It works the chest, triceps and shoulders. It’s a really good pectoral exercise since the muscle gets a nice stretch at the bottom. However, many people may not be even […]

Did Leroy Colbert Build His 21 Inch Arms Naturally?

Leroy Colbert, a legendary bodybuilder born in 1933, was supposedly the first man on the planet to build 21-inch muscular arms without steroids. He was a competitive bodybuilder with a great future until an almost fatal motorcycle accident damaged his ankle. Colbert claimed that the accident might have saved his life by pushing him away […]

Building Big Arms With Bodyweight Exercises

Bigger arms can be acquired through bodyweight training. If you train intelligently and follow simple progressions, you can get pretty close to your maximum natural arm size by doing solely bodyweight exercises. One of the better bodyweight exercises for the biceps are pull-ups on rings. The rings allow your wrists to rotate freely, which reduces […]