When it comes to building impressive arms, incorporating compound exercises is key. For triceps, some of our favorite compound exercises are dips, closed grip bench press, skull crushers, overhead tricep extensions, and tricep press down variations. These exercises target the triceps effectively. For biceps, compound exercises like curl grip pull-ups (or chin-ups), incline curls, preacher curls, traditional barbell curls, and hammer curls are great choices. These exercises work the biceps from different angles and provide a solid foundation for arm development.
It's important to note that compound movements engage multiple muscle groups, leading to overall arm growth. While isolation exercises have their place, focusing on compound exercises can yield faster and more significant results. Remember, building well-developed arms also involves considering shoulder development for aesthetic proportions. If you're interested in learning more about arm training and debunking arm training myths, check out our episodes on Mind Pump.
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