5 Exercise Arm Workout For Mass

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The bigger and stronger arms show, how much sweat off you in the gym. Every gym person keen to have a big arm with a perfect shape of triceps, biceps, forearms, and shoulders. For the arm mass, you have to do an extra workout on your triceps and biceps with perfect exercise.

There are a lot of workouts for one muscle, but every workout is different to target the particular muscle. Some exercises are effective or some are not, some target for shape or some for mass. If you have complete knowledge of which exercise is effective for your muscles. Then you can easily build a perfect body with a minimum amount of time.

So, the point is to search for the kind of exercise that is so effective for your muscles. In this article, we write five arms workouts that are so effective to build a muscular arm (Best for skinny people).

1. Machine Preacher Curl

Muscle Target: Biceps Barchii.
Level: Intermediate

preacher curl

How to do Machine Preacher Curl?

  • Grabs the handle by holding it underhand grip (palms facing up), close to shoulder-width apart by sitting on preacher machine.
  • Lean your body forward to the machine and plant your both feet below your shoulders.
  • Keep your head or chin-up forward and back straight. Don’t make a lumbar curve.
  • Extend your arms and upper arms resting on the bench while curl with the help of elbows.
  • Pause for a second and lower it back in a controlled way.
  • Now here not drop the weight, hold the weight for 3 counts and do it again until reps are complete.

Sets: Do 3 sets of 12 – 14 reps.

2. Straight Bar Extension

Muscle target: Lateral triceps head.
Level: Beginner

straight bar extension

How to do Straight Bar Extension?

  • Grabs the straight bar by attaching it to a cable machine with a pronated grip (palms facing down to the floor).
  • Lower the bar down by extended arms to the side of the body.
  • Lean your chest forward over the bar slightly by hinging at the hips (make a straight line from hips to legs and bend your upper body).
  • Squeeze your triceps and move your forearms upward slowly parallel to the ceiling. Go up until elbows and hands make a straight line.
  • Lower it down back until arms straight. Here pause a beat and again squeeze your triceps.
  • Repeat the repetition.

Note: Elbows should be tight and fix on the side of the body. Your upper arms are banned to move, all the motion is allowed, is below the elbows. You can also place your one leg forward to the other for support.

Sets: Do 4 sets with 14 reps and the last set with failure.

3. Barbell Biceps Curl

Muscles target: Bicep Brachii
Level: Beginner

Barbell Biceps Curl

How to do Barbell Biceps Curl?

  • Stand on feet hips-width apart by holding the barbell with your hands, using an underhand grip (palms facing forward).
  • Keep your chest up and your elbows tight to your sides.
  • Now from the outside of your hips, raise the bar to curl up at shoulder height.
  • Squeeze the biceps for a beat and lower it back to starting position.
  • Repeat until your desired repetitions are not completed.

Note: Use a wider grip and supinate (turn wrist outward) as much as possible.

Sets: 4 sets of 12 to 15 reps.

4. Incline EZ Bar Skullcrushers

Target: Triceps
Level: Advanced


How to do Incline EZ Bar Skullcrushers?

  • Lie back on the bench set it on a 30° incline.
  • On the bench extend your arms by holding the EZ bar on shoulder-width with underhand grips (palms are parallel to ceiling).
  • Keep your elbows locked in one position. Now lower the bar down until it is about touching your forehead or behind the head.
  • Pause then, slowly extend your arms back to the original position and squeeze your triceps.
  • Repeat the same thing until your reps are not finished.

Sets: 3 sets of 14 reps.

5. Alternating Dumbbell Curl

Muscle Target: Biceps Brachii
Level: Intermediate

Alternating Dumbbell Curl

How to do Alternating Dumbbell Curl?

  • Sit or stand at the hips-width with holding dumbbells on each hand and let them hang by your sides.
  • Make an underhand grip (palms facing up), back straight, and locked your elbows on the side.
  • Raise your hand to tension into the biceps. This is your starting position.
  • Now curl the right arm up to shoulder height, without moving the upper arm and squeeze the bicep.
  • Lower the dumbbell back slowly and do the same on other sides.
  • Repeat for desired reps.

Sets: 4 sets of 12 per set + 1 drop set to failure.

The Bottom Line

All the exercises are compulsory to do with 3 sets of 14 reps. You can also add one more set with failure that builds muscles more quickly. While take 30 seconds to start the next set and for the next exercise take 1 minute of rest.

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