This compound exercise is best performed with the Dymetric Bar. Compound movements differ from supersets, in that super-sets work two opposing muscles (biceps and triceps for example).
Gaining Massive Triceps and Biceps
Arm Wrestling Training With Vince Gironda
As I remember there were NO e-z curl bars allowed at Vince’s Gym.
Vince’s Kickbacks were performed by bending forward in half at the waist. Holding a dumbbell in each hand you simply straightened your arms so that the tension was at lockout—with your arms straight—behind you.
Larry Scott using a preacher curling machine. Vince Gironda felt it worked the forearms to a greater advantage.
Vince Gironda On One Arm Exercises.
There’s a trend towards building big arms today. This is fine as long as two provisos are followed.
When Larry Scott did preacher curls did he do 8 reps and then three “burns” at the top of the movement or did he also do “burns” in the arm-extended positions?
Vince Gironda could you tell me the right way to do a barbell curl?
Can I improve the height of my biceps and if so what exercise will best do the job?