How to use Bicep in a sentence

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  • She absently traced a hand down his shoulder and large bicep to the roped muscles of his forearm.

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  • Deidre's gaze fell to his shapely shoulder, thick bicep and roped forearm as he extended one arm high enough for Katie to walk under.

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  • She made out the shape of the bottom of a tattoo on his bicep, what looked like a half-sun.

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  • One bicep filled the hollow of her neck while his other arm was tight around her midsection.

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  • The popular bicep flex exercise is also known as the bicep curl.

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  • The image on his bicep was the same she wore around her neck.

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  • On his left bicep, there are also two tattoos - one that is an inverted triangle, and a heart name tattoo that reads "Betty Sue" (his mother's name).

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  • They were commonly etched into a forearm or bicep, unflinchingly announcing the wearer's experiences and thrilling encounters that were worthy of commemoration.

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  • You may not even think of them as bicep exercises, honestly, because the biceps may be helping muscles rather than the target of the exercise.

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  • It's technically not a part of the bicep, but it is closely related and -- perhaps more importantly for cosmetic purposes -- it "props up" the overlying biceps to dramatic effect if you manage to grow it.

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  • He pushed his sleeve up farther, revealing the bottom of a thick bicep with a partially visible tattoo.

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  • You can do the traditional bicep curl with dumbbells (simultaneously or you can switch the weight from arm to arm after each set) or with a barbell.

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  • That will focus on the outer bicep and then the inner bicep, respectively.

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  • However, by lifting your body weight to touch the bottom of your chin to that bar, you're getting a bicep workout.

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  • Pull the band up in front of you, utilizing the bicep muscles.

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  • Contracting the muscle, i.e. lifting the barbell in a bicep curl, should take about two seconds, while the descent should be about three seconds.

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  • For example, when doing a bicep curl it should take about two seconds to curl up and three seconds to let the weight descend again.

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  • Negative training - You're a lot stronger in the negative phase of the rep, i.e. the part where you control the weight on its way back down in a bicep curl.

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  • Concentrate on contracting your bicep muscles as you lift the weight.

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  • The right bicep exercises can make a big difference in overall arm development.

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  • True, triceps make up a bigger portion of the upper arm total volume, but the peaked bicep flex remains the classic definition of strength in the minds of most.

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  • The bicep has two distinct parts, one outer and one inner head.

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  • There's also a little helper muscle tucked under the bicep called Brachialis.

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  • These four bicep exercises will cover all these aspects.

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  • This bicep exercise specifically targets the outer head of the biceps.

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  • Now it's time for the mirror image of the narrow grip curls; it's very similar, but targets the inner head of the bicep.

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  • This bicep exercise can be done with a straight or cambered bar, depending on your preference.

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  • For variation, you can do this bicep exercise with or without the aforementioned twist.

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  • This is one of the bicep exercises that pull double-duty in terms of targeting that helper muscle Brachialis mentioned earlier.

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  • When performing the bicep flex, the biceps are in charge of the bending movement, whereas the triceps, which are the opposing muscle group, control the straightening or return movement.

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  • Many people use the bicep flex to show their friends that they have been working out with weights.

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  • As such, it should come as no surprise that the bicep flex is a mandatory pose in bodybuilding competitions.

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  • In order to prepare for a competition, professional bodybuilders will spend countless hours performing bicep flex exercises.

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  • They do this so that they can perfect the most important pose of the competition -- the front double bicep pose.

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  • This is the only way that the judges can determine your bicep flex.

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  • The front double bicep is the first pose that the competition judges will observe.

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  • If you have an excellent bicep peak, some judges suggest that you turn your head and focus on your bicep -- this draws attention to your great accomplishment.

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  • The rear double bicep pose is also designed to show off your back muscles.

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  • When performing the lat pulldown exercise, pay special attention to the bicep flex movement, which occurs as you pull the bar down towards your chest.

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  • To make your biceps look big and proportionate, your bicep flex routine must include exercises for stimulating the two biceps heads, as well as the brachialis.

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  • The standing bicep curl is the primary compound movement for training the biceps.

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  • This is an important movement for building overall bicep mass.

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  • While performing bicep exercises will enhance bicep size and definition, remember that health and muscular symmetry come from total body workouts.

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  • The more you exercise it, the more efficient it gets just like a bicep muscle gets stronger from weekly bicep curls.

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  • Some bicep toning exercise machines have a pad that you can rest your elbows on while performing the exercise.

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  • Both bicep curls and triceps extensions originate from the elbow joint.

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  • Weight trainers can perform weightless squats, bicep curls and rowing moves as a warm up.

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  • You can do a set of 15 bicep curls with soup cans.

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  • Bicep workout routines are an excellent way to get in concentrated strength training that will tone and strengthen your arms.

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  • One of the simplest and best known bicep exercises is using barbells to do the bicep curl.

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  • A variation on the standing bicep curl, this seated move can be done in the comfort of your living room.

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  • Meaning, the harder you pull, the more resistance, or "weight," you are putting on your bicep.

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  • He rolled up his sleeve, staring in wonder at the tattoo on his bicep.

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  • His arm fell away, and she repositioned her neck over his bicep.

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  • This is a heart and lung exercise and will increase your heart rate and breathing. 1 set 15 reps of bicep curls.

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  • As one of the more effective alarm clocks for deep sleepers, this product forces you to do thirty bicep curls of its dumbbell shaped body before the alarm is turned off.

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  • One popular pose is to have the model flex his arms and take a close-up picture of the bulging bicep muscle.

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  • The follow's left hand rests midway up the bicep of the lead.

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  • The follow's left hand is resting midway up the bicep of the lead, and both of them are facing each other head on.

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  • The follow's left hand should rest on the lead's arm just above the bicep muscle.

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  • The follow usually rests a hand lightly on the lead's bicep.

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  • A sexy tattoo of a scantily clad evil fairy is perfect on a biker's bicep or back.

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  • Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder were engaged in the early 1990's and he had a double banner tattoo added to his right bicep to match the one on the left which contains the tattoo dedicated to his mother.

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  • Religious stars tend to be placed on the shoulder blade, outer bicep or on the chest.

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  • Having a hard time visualizing a bicep workout?

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  • Shape Fit has a phenomenal bicep exercise section.

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  • This article takes a look at four proven effective bicep exercises every weight lifter should keep in his or her arsenal.

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  • The rear double bicep pose gives the bodybuilding competitor another chance to show off his or her amazing bicep flex.

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  • Much like barbells, these jars work well as individual hand weights that create a small amount of resistance for a perfect bicep curl.

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  • Do three to four sets several times weekly to maximize the effect of your bicep workout routines.

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  • Alternately, you can perform compound movements that target both upper body and lower body muscles in conjunction, like performing bicep curls while doing lunges.

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