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Old 06-12-2011, 04:36 PM   #121
Debra Rae Doyle
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Re: Games Competitors and Biceps??

I've never curled in my life but I have some bulging biceps (especially for a 39 year old woman) but I can't say specifically what I've done to train them. I've been doing Oly lifts exclusively since the beginning of the year and they've grown since then.
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Old 06-12-2011, 05:56 PM   #122
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Re: Games Competitors and Biceps??

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I'm not even sure if this goes here...but, I have noticed a correlation between the top games competitors and bulging biceps.

What do these guys do that makes their biceps look so massive?

Call me vain...but I want them.
Maybe pullups and Olympic lifts?
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Old 06-14-2011, 10:02 AM   #123
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How can you do curling in the squat rack? It's too small to have an ice rink in there, and the two guys with the brooms wouldn't fit either.
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Old 06-15-2011, 04:50 PM   #124
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Re: Games Competitors and Biceps??

Weighted chin-ups will give you bigger biceps.
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Old 06-19-2011, 08:34 AM   #125
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Re: Games Competitors and Biceps??

I'm sorry if I missed it being mentioned but how big exactly is bulging biceps? I have high school students that think a 13 or 14 inch bicep is big. I don't consider biceps really impressive until hitting the 16" or larger mark.

One of the things I've heard/read commonly repeated is that for every inch of growth to the biceps, it takes about a 10 pound gain in weight. But if you have a goal of wanting some bicep hypertrophy, throw in a few sets of bicep exercise to failure.
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Old 06-19-2011, 03:29 PM   #126
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Re: Games Competitors and Biceps??

Just to keep everyone updated, I recently hit some PRs.

Deadlift: 425

Squat: 385

Did both at a BW of 190.

Biceps are looking good too.
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