Biceps Articles

It's vital for athletes to have strong biceps to help with athletic movements like tackling or carrying a football. Athletes often strive to build bigger, stronger biceps by performing countless Bicep Curls, but in actuality, more functional, multi-joint movements like Pull-Ups and Barbell Rows are more effective at developing stronger and bigger biceps. Learn about the best ways to develop bicep muscles below.

Return to main Biceps page

Why Many Strength Coaches Consider Chin-Ups 'The Squat of the Upper-Body'

I have a confession to make: I've been disrespecting Chin-Ups. Several years ago, I wrote an article for STACK that outlined how hand position chan...

Are You Tough Enough to Handle the 'Zercher' Position? How This Unique Training Variation Makes You Physically and Mentally Stronger

Possibly the most underutilized position in strength and conditioning today? For my money, I'm going with the Zercher position. Not necessarily an ...

Bulked Up Bengals Linebacker Carl Lawson Might Have The Biggest Biceps in The NFL

Carl Lawson had a strong debut season with the Cincinnati Bengals, leading all NFL rookies with 8.5 sacks. But if his biceps are any indication, La...

Upgrade Your Bicep Curl With This Awesome, Athlete-Focused Variation From Russell Westbrook

Bicep Curls don't have a huge impact on sports performance. This should not come as Earth-shattering news to you. However, they do serve some pu...

23 Exercises Proven to Build a Muscular Chest and Enormous Arms

They may often be referred to as "show muscles" or "mirror muscles," but a bigger chest and jacked arms never hurt anybody. Well, they may have hur...

How the Bicep Curl Actually Impacts Sports Performance

"I've never seen a biceps score a touchdown". It's a common sentiment in the world of athlete training meant to convey the idea that the biceps sim...

Get a Crushing Full-Body Workout With Just a Cable Machine

Training in a small apartment gym or hotel gym while traveling is never ideal. These gyms often lack the equipment and space necessary to complete you...

3 Arm Supersets to Build Muscle ASAP

Supersets are a great way to intensify your workouts and add volume to your sessions without adding time. A superset is done by alternating between...

Push-Up Grip Guide: How Different Hand Positions Change the Exercise

Push-Ups are a great bodyweight exercise because they require no equipment, target several key muscle groups, and effectively build strength and le...

Biceps Workouts Made Better: 10 Exercises Superior To Traditional Curls

Everybody wants an awesome biceps workout. There are few things more satisfying for a lifter than getting an unreal pump and having arms that fill...

1
2
3
4
5
6