Have you’ve ever fancied biceps like Arnold Schwarzenegger and thought that there was NO WAY you could achieve those results? Well with adjustable dumbbells and the correct workout routine the only thing stopping you from reaching the same huge biceps as Arny is YOU! And the best part is that you can achieve these results from the comfort of your own home.
Another thing you may not have grasped is there are literally hundreds of great workouts so you will never get board. True many of them are in fact simple adjustments to the ‘bicep curl ‘In this article I will show you how to get the most from your routinesThe grip, There are five different grips to each routine!
The original grip, hold the dumbbells like you would naturally think to, hand in the centre palm facing forward.
2. The offset pinky Grip. The way you do this workout is to simply hold the handle with your little finger close to the weight. This will offset the weight and give you a new workout.
3. The offset thumb grip, totally opposite to the last one but with your thumb this time.
4. The hammer grip, this is my favourite grip – hold your weights parallel to your body with the palms facing inwards and just lift up like your using a hammer to hammer a nail in to a piece of wood.
5. The reverse grip, this grip is the total opposite to the first one. Hold the dumbbells by your side with your palms facing to your back.
Now just simply go ahead and mix up your routines, what we are trying to achieve here is to give the muscles a really varied workout. There are many different ways to actually do a curl, inclined, declined, laid on a bench, one foot on the bench and they go on. I would have a look on YouTube and I’m sure you would find a plethora of videos showing you how to do varied workouts.
Okay, so you have your different grips and routines sorted, next you need some quality adjustable dumbbells that can keep up with you and your massive biceps. You don’t need to buy full set of weights, they tend to clutter up your home and get in the way. The advantages of AD are that they are just as good as a full set but the main point is space saving and they are much cheaper.
There are loads of top makes out there that will cater for your needs, just do a search for adjustable dumbbells and see which ones would fit you.