Beast Life – Big Guns

December 21, 2016
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Merry Christmas you animals. Today we are gonna go over the two best arm exercises for “big guns”. You all know you’ve been wanting this. Next to dick measuring, arm measurements are the second most popular, except you can actually do something about your arms (you poor winky bastards). And nothing sends the message “Don’t even think about it Motherfucker!” like big muscular arms.
close-grip-bench-pressThe tricep press: This will set up exactly like a bench press, except your hands will be placed on the bar slightly inside your shoulder socket. The objective is to be able to lower the bar, while keeping your elbows locked to your side and your arms locked in a perpendicular plane of travel to your body. Without strict discipline on this exercise you are going to be cheating your triceps. Pinch your shoulder blades, arch your back, and lower the bar to your nipples. When you extend you should feel the tension in your triceps, not your chest. If this isn’t the case, check your form and hand placement.
But the thing that sets this exercise apart from other tricep isolation exercises is that it is aided by the chest and shoulders, which allows you to really over load the triceps, so long as you keep form. Several top body builders and strong men cite this as the most important tricep exercise.
standing-barbell-curlsThe Barbell Curl: Bonus, you can use the same bench if you want. But to do this, you need a full Olympic barbell, NOT an EZ curl bar. Strict discipline is also essential to this exercise. You want to avoid swinging the weight, and you want to keep your elbows locked back and to your sides. Stand against a wall if you have to, and do this until you’ve got the proper form down. Your hands should be just outside of your elbow, so that when you come up it looks wider than your locked back elbows. Keeping your wrist tight in the curled position is also important at the bottom of the lift. Pull the bar up until it contacts your body. Lower in a controlled manner to avoid swinging.
The purpose of the barbell is again to allow you to over load the muscle. You’ll find that you can curl more with a barbell than with individual dumbells.

Donner Schwanze is a Traditional Christian with Traditional values. He has had a tough life and has worked hard for everything he has. As a Father and a Husband, Donner will do whatever it takes to defend his God, his nation, and his family.


    • Because we are shooting for size. Wrist position matters. This exercise targets the outer bicep which figures more into the “big guns” equation.

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