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Phil Heath gives a quick overview of when he does dumbbell concentration curls during his arm workout. Er…. in a nutshell, last! He talks about the technique he uses to get the best contractions. In his words, it’s all about “Concentrating on the maximum contraction of the muscles”, not just lifting as heavy as possible. Check out the way he does this exercise and why.
Phil recommends doing at least 12 repetitions which is good rep range to really get the muscles to work. If you are struggling to do 12 reps, lower the weight and go again. It’s all about contractions and growth…..not ego!
Enough of me….here’s the video.
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