Standing Barbell Curls: 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.
Standing Barbell Curls
Equipment Required: Barbell
- Stand. Keep your back straight and take an underhand grip on the bar with your hands slightly more than shoulder-width apart.
- Inhale, then curl the barbell.
- Contract the gluteal, abdominal, and back muscles isometrically to avoid torso swing.
- Exhale as you complete the movement.
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.