Cable Preacher Curl: We all want bigger biceps. Well, most of us do. They look great in a fitted white t-shirt, look even better out of them, and help compliment a well-defined torso. Yes, some people will say exercising your biceps in isolation is stupid. We understand, but some days we just long for the pump. And you know what? There’s no shame in that.
Cable Preacher Curl
Equipment Required: Cable Machine
- Position a preacher bench two feet in front of a pulley machine.
- Attach a straight bar to the low pulley.
- Sit on the preacher bench and position your elbows and upper arms firmly on top of the bench pad. Ask someone to hand you the bar from the low pulley.
- Grab the bar and fully extend your arms on top of the preacher’s bench pad. This is the starting position.
- Pull the weight up towards your shoulder, squeezing your biceps hard at the top of the movement. Exhale as you do so, holding for a second at the top.
- Slowly lower the weight to the starting position.
- Repeat for the desired number of reps.
So rather than beat around the bush, let’s get straight to it. If you want to build bigger biceps, these 10 exercises will help get you there. Perform them properly, and it won’t just be your biceps that start to bulge, your overall health will see an improvement, too.
So there you have it: bulging biceps can actually improve your health. So tell that to the next person who smirks at you when they see you on your third set of curls.
The biceps is a muscle on the front part of the upper arm. The biceps include a “short head” and a “long head” that work as a single muscle. The biceps are attached to the arm bones by tough connective tissues called tendons.