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Forget Triceps at this point in time and instead keep the focus of this topic on Biceps training comparing two exercises only: The Strict Curl vs The Cheat Curl. Which one is more effective, in your opinion, to build larger muscles of the upper arm? If a lifter specifically focused ONLY on "Cheat Curls" using either an Ez-Bar or straight bar, it doesn't matter, would they lack arm development by not using ultra strict form? Heavy cheat curls are considered "TABOO" in today's times as wannabe experts would have you believe they're a waste of time, will lead to injuries and offer no benefit
The Two Hands Slow Curl By Charles A. Smith It wasn’t so many months ago when the weight lifting world was roused into a really fine fury. Charges and counter-charges flew thick and fast with bets, wagers, challenges and conditions laid on the line so heavily that the arguments were unheard above the steady thump of money bags. Friendships were broken and enemies made, and all because someone said that a certain famous bodybuilder couldn’t perform a certain number of repetitions in the two hands slow curl with a certain poundage. Long were the arguments and many the word
John Grimek - Acquiring Shaplier Biceps From Strength & Health Magazine, Nov, 1957. ** Actual article pages are attached to the bottom of this article ** The arm, particularly the biceps muscle, is the best-known of all muscles and incites more interest and controversy than any other group of muscles. Both old and young are, for some inexplicable reason, fascinated by strong, muscular looking arms. The very young are always intrigued and will hound anyone with a fine pair of arms to "show me your muscle! ” Youngsters don’t realise that almost 700 muscles comprise the