One of the main reasons we go to the gym is to build muscle mass. The first year we start training we make insane progress, then all of a sudden we hit a brick wall and all progress begins to plateau.
Olympic weightlifting is probably the best way of lifting to mimic the way you use your body in real life. It involves, strength and power and really gets all your joints working in all the movements.
Plenty of guys out there do showcase 21+ inch arms but very few of them actually carry around lean muscle mass, I mean if you’re 20%+ body fat those arms just don’t look as impressive lets face it.
When it comes to post workout recovery, there's many theories about what works best and it has been very challenging for researchers to truly establish what works.
1. OVERHEAD CABLE CURLS
This unique exercise is specifically designed to targeted the brachialis. Place a flat bench in front of a weight stack on one side of a cable crossover machine. Make sure that the bench is at least a foot or so away from the stack. Attach a short straight bar to the upper pulley, lie down, and plant your feet firmly on the floor. Have someone hand you the bar.
A very common mistake fitness newbies make when they are first starting out is overtraining. They workout too hard, too often, this does even happen to really experienced exercisers.
When it comes to training we all have a different approach, whether its Bodybuilding, CrossFit, or Powerlifting. There is one thing that people who use these styles of training, they have ridiculous legs!
Big arms seem to be a status symbol among men in the gym. Many guys try to achieve the coveted 22” arms that Arnold had back in the day however, many that try never seem to get there.
In very straightforward terms, a deload is a short planned period of recovery. You simply take your training slightly lighter, maybe workout a little less, and generally just ease things back.