The ideal physiques are all about balance – but thick arms look good in a t-shirt, or any shirt for that matter. Thick, muscular arms are a bit of a status symbol and are impressive but can be tricky to build. It’s now well-known that leg day is the most important workout day of the week, but at the other end of the scale, you don’t want to be skipping arm day either. You don’t get pythons from doing squats, so be sure to spend some time working the upper limbs.
Start With Compound Exercises
You might counter this suggestion with ‘what compound movement trains arms?’ If you are asking that question then you need to find yourself a pull-up bar right away and get to work. Begin your session with pull-ups and dips, working both the biceps and triceps. You can either train either side of your arms separately – one after the other, or you can superset – doing one push exercise, then a pull. Up to you, and what workout you are after. Pull-ups and narrow grip dips are a great way to start your arm workout off and work your arms while also strengthening the core and supporting muscle groups.
Get Your Elbows Tight
This is true for both bicep exercises and triceps exercises. Keep it controlled, keep your elbows tight, and work the target muscles. Focus in on the muscle group you are working and use it with strict form to get the most out of each exercise.…