Can you train biceps without weights?
The short answer is yes! And I know this sounds too good to be true, but it’s a fact. You don’t need to go to the gym, and you don’t even have to have a proper home gym setup. You can build impressive biceps without equipment, using either your bodyweight or just household stuff you already have lying around.
What is the best exercise for biceps without weights?
Start by getting into planks, which work everything, even the biceps. Then mix in dynamic planks, also known as push-ups, which come in as many iterations as Ben and Jerry’s has flavors. There are traditional push-ups, wide-grip push-ups, superman push-ups, incline push-ups, push-ups against yoga blocks, etc.
Does push ups work biceps?
Although a standard pushup doesn’t target the biceps muscle, changing the position of your hands can make this muscle play a larger role in the movement.
Are bicep push ups bad?
The bicep also supinates the forearms, which is why the bicep is a little more flexed during the bicep push up, but there isn’t really any tension, so it doesn’t matter. It isn’t a bad exercise though. First of, the arms are supinated which makes them much easier on the shoulders.
How can I build my biceps at home?
The ultimate home workout for biceps:
- Diamond Push-Ups. Traditional push-ups target your chest, shoulders, triceps, and abs.
- Reverse Hand Push-Ups. Reverse hand push-ups put even more emphasis on your biceps than diamond push-ups, so get ready!
- One Arm Push-Ups.
- Side Plank.
- Plank Up-Down.
What exercises indirectly work biceps?
We’ve already established that back exercises work the biceps indirectly. The combination of heavy Chin-Ups and Rows with some higher-rep direct arm work is unbeatable, and it won’t destroy your wrists and elbows like heavy Curls. You can achieve the arms you desire without damaging your joints.