Spider curls are an
Spider curls are an excellent isolation movement for the biceps. They are about as close as it gets to totally isolating that area--not totally, but pretty close.
Spider curls also change the strength curve somewhat-the "sticking point" goes from the middle of the movement up towards near the top, making this a great candidate for higher reps, as well as partial range of motion "mechanical drop sets".
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Great tip! Keep up the good videos :D
What according to you is the point where one should like ,stop doing reps or should not try further?
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Are chin-ups/rows sufficient for bicep growth for a beginner?
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Gotta try these, I've never considered using the preacher like that
I think Mr Meadows would agree specifically and especially for biceps most guys use too much weight. That's why the results for the typical guy's bi's are usually not so great
My bicep tendon in my left shoulder hurts so bad I can't even train bicep's any more. This is a great exercise thought. Thx mountain dog.
what makes these curls so special compared to regular bicep curls?
Spider curls reinforce
Spider curls reinforce proper elbow flexion mechanics through a dead hang and vertical position of both arms. This downward pull of gravity makes it extremely difficult to draw the shoulder upward into flexion, a technique mistake made by many lifters.
Spider curls teach you not to substitute the anterior delts for training your biceps. You want to focus on moving the biceps dynamically; the shoulders should serve only as stabilizers. Once you master the awkward initial setup position, it's just hard to do spider curls wrong.
The spider curl really nails the short head of the biceps throughout the entire range of motion, especially the top of the movement where you can normally "rest" and lose tension.
This type of curl also has a lot of carryover to other biceps exercises. It's help you to ensure a proper finish position to maximize time under tension.
Last but not least, the nature of the setup removes the potential for other joints, such as your hips, knees, and low back, to assist in the movement. It's very hard to cheat on spider curls. – Travis Hansen
Spider-Man: Inter the Spiderverse brought me here. And I really like spider curls now.