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    Increasing arm strength

    The more I have read on the subject of increasing arm stregth, therefore arm size, the more strange it seems to be. Many people swear by the process of elimainating arm training all together, thier arm strength increases significantly. By doing heavy compound exercises such as flat bench,weighted dips,weighted pull ups, bent rows and even squats. My question is, has anyone actually practiced this type of training. Physically done it, not read about, heard about but practiced this training discipline.?????? If so what kind of results did you get??.

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    perfect timing, i just read a great article on this...

    http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/dober3.htm

    doesn't this seem like it would work pretty well?
    Are you kidding me????

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    i believe direct arm work is necessary to really grow those arms.. doin pullups, rows, presses is nice but not sufficient.. i do feel that you cannot get big arms without compounds

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    I honestly don't think you'd gain much arm strength and mass without directly training them, and isolating the arms. Plus I love getting my arms pumped to hell, feels great!
    These are my favorite faces : - - -

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    Bench - 235
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    well, I got what I was told was, 'golfers elbow' and have a hard time doing direct bicep work. The only stimulant I get is from my back work..and my bis' suck. More or less. just my .02 worth
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    I need direct work for everything.

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    well, I've been working out my '3rd leg' for years..and it isn't getting any bigger...


    but seriously, go for the direct stimulation, as mudge stated.
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    i only do 3 exercises each except for forearm were i do 2. i agree that you need direct stim for them to grow.

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    everyone is trying to get out of working out every part. if you want your muscles to grow, you gotta fry 'em at the gym. Just shut up and lift!

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    Well thank you for your expert advice Freeman. By looking at your pics I can tell you are obviously hardcore who works every body part.Shut up and lift eh???. Fuck whatever.
    Hell Week is only 6 months away.

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    spartan... dude.... did you read that article? it's VERY good for what you are asking...
    Are you kidding me????

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    Yes I did Mayo..it was an article just like the one you posted that got me thinking along those lines, I have been lifting now for close to ten years, serious strength training for about 5. I feel that by upping the strength of my arms all other lifts will increase and the articles we read seemed to enforce those ideas. Well I'll give it a shot and tell you what I think. hey how is that transdermal workin out for ya???.
    Hell Week is only 6 months away.

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    Originally posted by spartan
    Well thank you for your expert advice Freeman. By looking at your pics I can tell you are obviously hardcore who works every body part.Shut up and lift eh???. Fuck whatever.
    Wow, way to be a complete fucking asshole. Lighten up man. I NEVER once claimed to be an expert. But, I do however have opinions based on lots of research and studying I've done on training, nutrition, etc. I realize I'm no where near the shape of many others, but I am making an effort. I only recently began lifting seriously again, so I have much to improve on. I never claimed to be hardcore, I just told your dumb-ass to shut up and lift and quit trying to get out of doing it. I'm not trying to pick a fight here man, I can be completely cool with you, as long as you show some respect. My comments were meant to be humorous, you on the other hand seem to resort to pettiness and cheap-shots. that's fucking lame dude.

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    Listen you little puke, I'm not interested in your pathetic advice or your "humorous" comments. If I wanted advice on how to look like a sack you would be the first I would contact. I on the other hand don't recall any reason to give you respect so lets leave at that.Have your little boo-hoo get it out and fuck off.
    Hell Week is only 6 months away.

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    You're a complete dipshit and you make it obvious with everything you say.

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