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Biceps with back or chest?

Biceps with back or chest?

Biceps with Back, Triceps with Chest   50% (22)
Biceps with Chest, Triceps with Back   43% (19)
No difference   6% (3)

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2007/06/11 12:06:30 (permalink)

Biceps with back or chest?

I know it's an age-old question, just wondered what you guys think is best (from experience)

Please only vote if you've tried both ...

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    OoOGazOoO
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    RE: Biceps with back or chest? 2007/06/11 12:09:56 (permalink)
    Tried both.

    Biceps feel more fatigued after working them with back.

    Biceps feel fresher when worked with chest.

    I prefer training them with chest.
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    Clubber Lang
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    RE: Biceps with back or chest? 2007/06/11 12:17:24 (permalink)
    bi's with chest

    back on its own

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    axxo
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    RE: Biceps with back or chest? 2007/06/11 13:38:42 (permalink)
    chest with biceps for me

    work my triceps with my shoulders

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    RE: Biceps with back or chest? 2007/06/11 14:45:50 (permalink)
    trained them with back for years switched to chest and they get a much better workout, same with tris
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    stephen77
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    RE: Biceps with back or chest? 2007/06/11 15:27:59 (permalink)
    i do them with my back and chest.

    i also trian back and chest on the same day.
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    RE: Biceps with back or chest? 2007/06/19 00:51:44 (permalink)
    Chest and Bi's
    Back and Tri's
    Shoulders
    Legs
    Thats my 4 day split.
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    ToxicToffee
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    RE: Biceps with back or chest? 2007/06/19 08:00:36 (permalink)
    my call?

    you have many years to train

    many plans to do

    sometimes they crop up alone, sometimes with back, sometimes with chest and sometimes never at all

    bottom line?

    change training = progress as long as there is progressive overload

    drop sets, supersets, pre exhaust....do the whole lot over the years
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    RE: Biceps with back or chest? 2007/06/20 11:59:57 (permalink)
    My current routine - full body

    My next routine - chest & bi's / back & tri's

    The one after that - upper/lower split

    The one after that - chest day / back day / arms day

    All have worked in the past.
    But I prefer biceps on their own or at least without doing my back. They're stronger, I can curl heavier dumbbells, it makes me feel better.....

    Don't know if it's more effective though.
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    Knightrider
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    RE: Biceps with back or chest? 2007/06/20 14:58:56 (permalink)
    any legs?

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    RE: Biceps with back or chest? 2007/06/23 02:11:01 (permalink)
    I'm not a bodybuilder, I've only started doing weights seriously in the last 6 months or so, but I was under the impression that when you do a bench press you are also working your triceps a little as well. With this in mind wouldn't it make more sense to do triceps and chest on the same day? That's what I've been doing.
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    RE: Biceps with back or chest? 2007/06/23 11:26:10 (permalink)
    I've always trained them with back from when I started (only about 6 months ago) in a push/pull/legs routine and a 4 day split that i'm on currently, chest tris, back bis, shoulders traps, legs. But for my next routine after my holidays i'm gonna do my tris with back and bis with chest as in my current routines my arms are always fried after doing chest/back first! So I end up doing only a couple of reps for bb curl and I'm not getting a good workout for them. Plus my dips should be better doing them with back instead of chest as they'll be nice 'n fresh
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    RE: Biceps with back or chest? 2007/06/23 11:41:08 (permalink)
    Some people would concider arms deserve a session on their own; i respect that, each to his own.
    I think the less i train them, the more they grow. I've never done any preacher/curl/dumbell stuff, yet i've always squatted a fair amount and chinned quite a lot. Might sound daft, but i'm sure holding the bar during squats hit them somehow. Thats the only way i can explain myself their growth, never done any proper biceps training.
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    RE: Biceps with back or chest? 2007/06/25 20:17:31 (permalink)
    found them to go best with chest for me.
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    RE: Biceps with back or chest? 2007/06/26 09:12:17 (permalink)
    Switch them up, did them with chest for past while, wit hback on its own, will swap them around, amybe with shoulders next time

    Always train back and legs on their own!

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    RE: Biceps with back or chest? 2007/06/26 12:30:39 (permalink)
    I've never let it bother me. I mix my routine up all the time so have done both.
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