It’s always great to have big arms. Not only aesthetically pleasing, having big arms can also indicate one has some serious strength, and is able to lift heavier objects with ease. Naturally, to build up the size of your biceps, triceps and even shoulders, you need to complete a series of arm exercises to help target these muscle groups.
But, while it is possible to target these muscle groups with a series of arm workouts, you’ll benefit far more from adding in some other movements, such as compound exercises, to build up strength in the rest of your body, which can further help you with lifting heavier weights.
After all, your upper back and even core are required to be strong and stable to help you perform pull-ups or barbell bicep curls, for example, so adding in extra moves to your weekly routine is an absolute must.
Having said that, there are a huge number of arm exercises you can include in your workout routines that will have your arms busting out of your t-shirts in no time.
What Muscles Are In The Arms?
Understanding what muscles are in the arms shouldn’t prove much difficulty for many. You’ve got the biceps and triceps, which make up the main bulk of the upper arm. There is also the deltoid muscle, which is essentially your shoulder, along with the muscles in the forearm which aid with moving the wrist and hand.
However, as we mentioned earlier, other muscle groups are brought into play to assist with moving the arm, such as your chest muscles (the…
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