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Old 02-12-2007, 09:28 AM   #6
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if you want to define functionality as reflective of movements you see in day to day life, the curl doesn't rank too high. the heaviest thing i curl in my life outside the gym is a beer. but you'll hear some coaches who like power curls in some cases (like for highland gaming--think caber toss). other coaches like to throw them in when the athlete is gaining weight and may be doing some simple bodybuilding to encourage quality gain. and as mike says, chicks dig a pair of atomic bombs in the sleeves. personally, i learned all i know about curls from this dude:

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