One of the biggest fallacies in recent training lore is that you don’t have to directly train your arms for them to grow.
If you want massive arms, all you need are some rows, a few presses, and you’re good to go, right?
It’s like how you don’t have to hit the brakes for your car to stop. You can just hit whatever the hell’s in front of you, and that’ll do the trick.
Current gym culture says that if you’re one of the fools who do train their arms (or God forbid even enjoys it), then they’re a newb and an idiot.
Well, call me a newb and the biggest idiot in town because I love me some direct arm training.
If you want to build some massively impressive arms like every gym goer out there, you’re going to have to do some direct arm work.
In fact, any time you want to improve a lagging body part, the best thing you can do is give it direct attention, i.e. specific exercises that target those specific muscles.
Building Bigger Arms
When you’re in pursuit of the biggest arms in North America, you can’t get caught up on just training the biceps.
Although they seem to be synonymous with arms training, they’re actually just one of many of the muscles involved, and they may even be the least important when it comes to creating visual size.
With your biceps brachii, you have the brachialis which is a very small muscle located underneath your biceps, next to your triceps. The …