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The alternating and normal hammer curls are both good exercises for developing and keeping the biceps strong.
The back extension is one of the favorites in many gyms due to its effectiveness and reputation for increasing low back endurance and strength. Plus it feels great after completing a set of heavy dead lifts or squats.
The barbell bench press is a fundamental upper body exercise for both men and women. The alternating and normal hammer curls are both good exercises for developing and keeping the biceps strong.
The barbell curl is an excellent exercise for developing strength in the biceps of the upper arms.
The barbell military press has no peer amongst other upper body shoulder exercises.
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The barbell row is an important exercise for the upper back.
It is recommended the cat and camel be the first exercise of the day. This movement is designed specifically toward keeping your low back flexible and supple.
The dumbbell bench press is a fine alternative to the barbell version of the exercise. It helps develop coordination while at the same time allowing the muscles to take a break from the heavy lifting normally associated with the barbell bench press.
The dumbbell military press is a fine exercise for women who desire strong triceps.
Strong calf muscles require constant and varied attention. The standing dumbbell calf raise is just one of the many different exercises that are commonly used to develop the lower leg.
Developing the upper and lower back will mean doing rows of all forms.
The stiff leg dead lift is a direct lower back exercise and one that is regularly used in gyms world wide. It's used because it is an effective lower back exercise.
Crunches can be done nearly anytime anywhere and they are a fine stomach exercise if done correctly.
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