Why Athletes Shouldn’t Skip ARM DAY 💪
💪 Who Doesn't Love a Good Arm Pump? 💪
There's nothing like the feeling of your shirt tearing and your biceps peaking like Mount Vesuvius ⛰️
So why do athlete’s across the globe 🌎 neglect arm training?
Here are 3 reasons why athletes shouldn’t skip arm day and how to cure the case of small arms 💥
Why Should Athletes Train Armz?
1️⃣ Arm strength is needed for pushing, pulling, grabbing and gripping 💪
If you play a sport where you are physically trying to beat your opponent, having weak arms will put you at a major disadvantage.
2️⃣ Arms are an important factor in sprinting 🏃♂️
Helping to correct angles and build momentum, the arm swing is a crucial part of top sprint speed.
3️⃣ Having weak arms is a recipe for injury 🤕
If you’re training exercises like the bench and overhead press, lack of arm strength can lead to an injury due to a strength imbalance.
What's the Cure to Small Arms?
Performing dips is a great way to build your triceps using only your bodyweight
Bench dips, bar dips, doesn’t matter. Dips will build the HORSESHOE triceps with some serious POWER
💥 Perform 3-5 sets of 15-20 reps 💥
2️⃣ HAMMER CURLS
Building strong biceps will help prevent you from getting injured while pushing and pulling
If you plan on benching and deadlifting big numbers, make sure you don’t skip bicep training
💥 Perform 5 sets of 12-20 reps 💥
3️⃣ CLOSE GRIP BENCH
If you want to build explosive pressing power, close grip bench will help build speed and power
Your triceps will takeover and get absolutely YOKED
💥 Perform 5 sets of 15-20 reps light 💥