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BRENNA84 SparkPoints: (45,641)
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10/1/12 4:47 P

and where would I find these?

ZORBS13 SparkPoints: (101,100)
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10/1/12 4:26 P

bicep curls aren't the most effective exercise because it only works one muscle, the biceps and one joint, the elbow. Therefore it is an isolation exercise, as a previous poster stated.

There are other exercises, such as underhand rows, chin ups, that work the biceps as part of a compound multi joint movement. Those exercises give you far more bang for your buck than isolation moves and are also more functional to every day life.

BRENNA84 SparkPoints: (45,641)
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10/1/12 3:25 P

the bicep curls is PART of the full body workout I'm doing.

BOB240 SparkPoints: (5,904)
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10/1/12 2:29 P

Stop doing curls.

Seriously why do an isolation exercise? Do full body work it is far better for you than concentrating on biceps.

SCTK519 Posts: 2,085
10/1/12 1:58 P

Does it hurt after multiple reps? Or as soon as you start?

BRENNA84 SparkPoints: (45,641)
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10/1/12 1:56 P

I have started doing the Daily Method DVD

on the weights (I plan on getting smaller weights, starting with 5# is too much for me) when I curl my arms it hurts on the inside of my elbow where all the veins are.

anyone know what to do about this?

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