She brushed an auburn curl from her face and sighed.
Brushing a blond curl from her face, she reined him toward the buffalo pen.
Gently he brushed the curl from her face again and looked into her eyes.
The calming intensity around him tugged at her, made her want to curl up in his arms.
Hair having a property of mutual cohesion or " felting," which depends upon a roughened scaly surface and a tendency to curl, as in domestic sheep, is called " wool."
Her body hurt, her head pulsed, and she wanted nothing more than to curl up on a warm rock outside and go to sleep.
She will insist on having her hair put in curl papers when she is so sleepy she can scarcely stand.
These segments are very mobile, and as the rove-beetles run along they often curl the abdomen upwards and forwards like the tail of a scorpion.
His black cat leapt from the ottoman onto her chest, content to curl up and sleep.
She wanted to curl up in the pod and sob until he rescued her, even knowing he'd never know where to find her.
They are of a similar nature to the caracul lambs, but looser in curl, ranging from a very light to a dark grey.
He tucked an errant curl behind her ear, enjoying the brush of her soft skin.
Why don't you curl up on the couch and get your bare feet off this cold floor?
One hand gracefully held the folds of her dress and the other brushed a wayward curl from her forehead.
Megan pushed a stray curl away from her forehead and smiled.
She wanted to curl up in a ball and sob until she fell asleep, relieved and ecstatic to be with him again.
She stayed the urge to curl up in her chair, jumping when a shadow with lopsided shoulders emerged from the corner dressed like an executioner in black hood and gloves.
The flat leaves are arranged in two regular, distinct rows; they are deep green above, but beneath have two broad white lines, which, as the foliage in large trees has a tendency to curl upwards, give it a silvery appearance from below.
Those that are dull and loose, or very coarse and flat in the curl, are of far less market value.
Tonight, I'm going to curl up with a book and wait for Connor to call.
Mongolian lambs, size 24 X15 in., are of a short wavy loose curl, creamy white colour, and are usually exported from China dressed, the majority being ready-made into cross-shaped coats or linings.
She tugged the curl from his hand and turned to the old piano as a diversion tactic.
When dressed and dyed they should have regular, close and bright curl, varying from a small to a very large one, and if of equal size, regularity, tightness and brightness, the value is comparatively a matter of fancy.
She kissed Jonny goodnight and crossed the bay to curl up with their father.
In dry-country grasses the blades are often folded on the midrib, or rolled up. The rolling is effected by bands of large wedge-shaped cells - motor-cells - between the nerves, the loss of turgescence by which, as the air dries, causes the blade to curl towards the face on which they occur.
These cave flowers are unfolded by pressure, as if a sheaf were forced through a tight binding, or the crystal fibres curl outward from the centre of the group. Thus spotless arches of 50 ft.
The mane and tail should be silky and devoid of curl, which is a sign of impurity.
Astrachan, Shiraz and Bokharan lambs, size 22 by 9 in., are of a coarser, looser curl, and chiefly used for coat linings, while the Persians are used for outside of garments, collars, cuffs, stoles, muffs, hats and trimmings and gloves.
Thomas Dickson of Edinburgh long ago observed that the most healthy and productive crop was to be obtained by planting unripe tubers, and proposed this as a preventive of the disease called the "curl," which sometimes attacks the young stems, causing them and also the leaves to become crumpled, and few or no tubers to be produced; in this connexion it is interesting to note that Scottish and Irish seed potatoes give a larger yield than English, probably on account of their being less matured.
Those gaps are what cause the hair to curl, wave, and absorb enough moisture from the air to become frizzy.
owlish man with neatly cut hair that had a natural curl.
To use a rattail comb, wrap your hair around the handle of the comb, candy curl style, sliding the handle of the comb out of the hair when you are done wrapping.
A Chameleon Mineral Hair Styler is a five in one hair styling tool that allows you to straighten, curl, flip out, or add volume to your hair.
You can curl the bottom half of hair, pull out some pieces around the face, or leave the style sleek and straight.
If you want curly ends at the top of your twist, go ahead and curl and spray your hair.
Curl the wings with your fingers to complete the project.
Try performing a lunge with a curl, or lateral raise.
mocking smile curl his lips.
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A perfect book to curl up with on a rainy winter night.
Increased length will help bring down the weight of your style, while taming any frizz and uncontrolled curl.
While styling time may be increased if you're battling natural curl or frizz, straight haired ladies can rejoice at the little effort required in a long and layered thick hair cut.
While many thick haired ladies were also born with natural curl, others find adding texture is nearly impossible without the weight of their locks stretching out their waves.
These products are called texturizers, and they differ from the curly perms of the 1980s in that men do not have to roll their hair on curl rods during the perm process.
Adding greasy curl activator is also not necessary for most texturizers to work.
Remember, it's necessary to brush the hair in one direction, the direction that the hair naturally grows in, to help smooth out its curl.
If a weave is used, the stylist may hot curl the hair later, adding water and gel to a wet and wavy weave (these weaves curl when water is added) or the stylist may leave set the weave on curlers.
If you don't remember the technique, simply grab a curling iron, and curl 2 rolls back and one forward.
Regular hair products can strip dry hair of vital moisture, creating a fuzzy mess if combined with texture and curl.
You could straighten it, curl it, flip it out at the ends; anything you can think of can probably be done with the Chameleon Hair Styler.
Curly Bun: Curl your hair with the styler, and then put the curls into a loose bun.
Simply section hair and curl down, flip up and curl down, repeating to the end of the hair shaft.
Curly Ponytail: Curl your hair into large ringlets, then pull it back into a ponytail that you can twist into a bun, or braid flowers, ribbons, or hair jewelry through.
Paired with wavy or curly locks: When pairing the bang with wavy locks, blow dry and straighten the bang while maintaining some curl throughout the body of your style.
Working a texturizing spray from scalp to ends will help support curl while minimizing frizz.
Work a frizz control serum throughout the hair and apply a lightweight gel to provide curl structure and shape.
If you are currently wearing bangs with your natural curl, try growing them out a little longer and off your face to slim your features.
A loose perm is a great alternative to adding some texture without a tight curl.
These bonds create the waves and curl needed to completely change the texture of the hair until it grows out.
Whether you battle natural waves and curl or have thick straight hair that won't hold any volume, the first step in finding an easy to wear haircut, is finding your stylist.
If you have natural wave or curl, nothing could be easier than setting them free to ramble.
Some of the styles that are sure to provoke an admiring glance or two include the Body Glove Swim Celebration Boardshort and the Rip Curl Love N Surf 3 Board Short.
This method will take the curl out of your hair until new hair growth appears.
If you have curl, you'll need to consider the added bulk and weight of your texture as well.
Damaged hair won't hold curl, move naturally or look shiny.
To finish the look, curl the tendrils around the face into loose ringlets.
Texture creams and styling products are a must when dealing with a modern curl.
Tommy's style is great for men with natural curl and fine to medium-textured hair.
In addition to being easier to curl and style, layers offer many options.
Slightly larger flagellates and small ciliates prompt the spines to bend and curl so as to entangle the prey more thoroughly.
cozyreported some of my reactions in Curl Up with a Genealogical Mystery and in Genealogical Cozies.
curl the free-kick high into Molina's net, the defender's eighth goal of the season.
curl excess ribbon or string to make it more decorative.
The tail can be carried high and curved, in a tight curl or curved over.
curl of the lip all add up to the perfect picture of disaffected youth.
Once peach leaf curl gets a hold it is very difficult to control.
dumbbell shoulder raise; stiff legged dead lift; preacher curl.
eager to curl up with their pretty new pet, Tovi the cat.
Curl mahogany veneers inlayed with boxwood lines and Macassar ebony.
He looked to curl an effort into the top corner, but was denied by a terrific fingertip save by Samson.
Fruit Spray peaches against peach leaf curl with lime sulfur.
Typing of tomato yellow leaf curl viruses in Europe.
lighten in color with no associated leaf curl.
I used to curl up with embarrassment at my slight lisp.
Whose little ringlet of a curl just missed the tiny wrist.
Pest & disease watch Keep temporary shelters in place over peach trees to protect against peach leaf curl.
slice of ham and a finger of GruyÃ¨re cheese on each escalope and carefully roll up each bundle into a neat curl.
He stopped and looked at her, thrusting his hand in his pockets and making a mocking smile curl his lips.
swerve the ball into the path of a forward running team mate, curl the ball across from a corner kick.
sycamore used in violins has a curl in the grain which shows up as a flame effect.
triceps: Lie down on a flat bench with a curl bar and grind through a set of 12-14 triceps extensions.
Place a slice of ham and a finger of GruyÃ¨re cheese on each escalope and carefully roll up each bundle into a neat curl.
Swerve the ball into the path of a forward running team mate, curl the ball across from a corner kick.
The most popular type of sycamore used in violins has a curl in the grain which shows up as a flame effect.
Triceps: Lie down on a flat bench with a curl bar and grind through a set of 12-14 triceps extensions.
Sally aimed to curl her hair so tightly so that it would bounce as she walked.
Silver Memory Box-This memory box has a picture frame and memento boxes for baby's first lost tooth and first curl.
Silver Baby Shoes-These shoes have a special place for baby's tooth and first curl.
Cut ribbon in a variety of lengths, and if you prefer, curl each ribbon with scissors.
Tie on additional lengths of ribbon with trailing ends and then curl each ribbon strand.
You can teach them tricks, lead them through agility courses and curl up with them on the couch while watching TV.
They encourage them to get a little exercise, but they don't have to work too hard to reach a nice place to curl up.
The Catnappers® Cat Windowsill Seat provides a snug hammock for Kitty to curl up in.
Be sure to take into consideration if your cat is the type that prefers to curl up or stretch out because this will affect the comfort level of the final design.
Calm, affectionate and loyal, Siamese cats love to curl up on their human companion's lap.
It is an affectionate kitten for anyone who wants a pet that will curl up on the sofa and cuddle.
When your inclination is to curl up in bed and cry for a week, try engaging in a favorite activity instead.
A beach-themed room should be a place where people can flop on the couch or curl up with a good book.
This type of design adds interest and dimensionality, but can come loose over time and begin to curl, especially in a kitchen.
For a full, bold look, brush mascara on the entire length of your lashes, and use an eyelash curler to curl your lashes away from your eyes.
Don't forget to curl your eyelashes and use two coats of black mascara.
Line your eyes with dark brown eyeliner-not black-and top off with black mascara-remember to curl those lashes for extra POP!
Follow with blackest black mascara and don't forget to curl those lashes first for an added pop.
Last, curl your lashes with an eyelash curler and top off with a good coat or two of black mascara.
You can also skip the line and simply line the eyes with the eye shadow for an even softer look Last, curl your lashes with an eyelash curler and top off with a coat or two of black mascara.
Follow with blackest, black mascara and don't forget to curl those lashes first for an added pop!
If you're looking to achieve and hold a curl, look no further than a waterproof version of mascara to keep it in place.
Those seeking an intense curl for their lashes will revel in the Illusionist Waterproof Maximum Curling Mascara.
The waterproof formula is not only smudge-proof, it also holds a curl unlike anything else.
If you have very straight lashes, consider a curling waterproof formula, which will help maintain the curl all night long.
I always admired the way it made other women's lashes go for miles, curl for days and stand out for eternity, but I couldn't personally find The One for me.
In fact, I can barely recall life pre-mascara, when lashes lacked volume, curl and strength.
The mascara is said to create dramatic, bold lashes that boast extreme fullness, curl and length all at once.
One swipe of the brush was enough for me to see visible length and slight curl.
A second, more generous coat resulted in ample curl and genuine fullness, accentuated by just the right amount of length - bold, but not so over-the-top that I looked like I was wearing a costume.
Mascara: Curl eyelashes and apply several coats of jet black mascara.
Make sure your curl eyelashes with an eyelash curler prior to applying mascara.
Make sure you curl eyelashes with an eyelash curler prior to applying mascara to get the most out of your lashes.
Asian lashes are typically short and straight, so find a rich black mascara that works to lengthen and curl.
When you're done, curl your eyelashes to get them ready for mascara and finish your eyes with one coat of brown mascara.
Curl your lashes to make them look extra long.
To get maximum curl, place your eyelash curlers as close to the base of your lid as you can without pinching.
Curl the eyelashes with a squeeze-action or heated eyelash curler.
Before applying mascara, you should always curl your lashes with an eyelash curler.
Before applying eye makeup, curl your eyelashes to open up your eyes.
If you curl your eyelashes with an eyelash curler, do so immediately before you apply mascara.
The mascara will help to hold in the curl.
Apply two coats of Opulash mascara for lashes that have curl and dramatic volume.
Curl your lashes before applying; you may find one coat is enough.
Dragons that perch on your shoulder or are able to curl up in your lap are known as Jiliam and can be adopted through Draconian adoptions.
Either way, most brides-to-be agree it is much nicer to be able to curl up on the living room couch than it is to fight through a crowded mall or pretentious bridal shop to find your dream dress.
Hats and headbands look darling on tiny heads, and hair clips and bows are just the thing to tame a wayward curl or two.
Unclipped toenails also tend to curl under, digging into your dog's paw pads.
In extreme circumstances, dog nails may actually curl and grow into the dog's paws.
After a walk, a Greyhound has a remarkable ability to curl up into a fetal position and snuggle into a small spot on the couch.
This turns to a uniform crimson-purple in the autumn, but a tendency to curl up rather spoils their effect at this season.
Another telltale sign is that the plant wilts and leaves curl up during the day.
Curl it around a dowel that you hold horizontally.
Instead, light a fire in the fireplace, curl up with a good book or look out the window at your beautiful surroundings.
Curl the stripped end of the cable using either the hole in the stripper or needle-nose pliers.
Curl A behind B, then bring it up and back through the loop again.
The grass will curl slightly at the edges when it needs water.
Most dogs and cats love to curl up on a soft pillow, usually in the best chair in the house or the premium spot on the sofa.
All you have to do to make this look great every day is apply gel to damp hair, blow dry for some volume and curl back the sides.
You can curl the ends or leave them straight.
Do you have trouble reaching up over your head or any other physical limitations that would make it difficult for your to curl or style your hair?
For that reason, you may want to focus on a sexy hairstyle which complements your hair texture or curl for easy styling.
Sleep position: Some people like to sleep on their backs, others prefer to curl up on their sides, and other people always sleep on their stomachs.
Side sleepers who curl up in the fetal position are more likely to be female and to be sensitive.
It can get pretty tiring swinging that Wii Remote around, doing yoga with Wii Fit, and playing a variety of other physically active games, so you may want to curl up with a good movie afterward.
You know how it's impossible for even the best real-life NFL quarterback to run to the right hash mark, and throw a no-look, 20-yard curl patter back to the left to a well-covered receiver?
New items and abilities were added for Samus to collect, such as the Spider Ball technique that allowed Samus to curl into a sticky ball and roll along walls and ceilings.
It sits freely on the board so the use of adhesive tape is recommended so the cover doesn't move or curl up on the corners.
You may taste wine that you love so much that it becomes your new favorite summer sipper or winter red to curl up to the fire with.
Best Literature and Poetry: Certainly in this time crunched world, we don't often get the chance to curl up on the couch and enjoy a good book.
Get on the ground and curl up in a fetal position, with your hands laced behind your head.
Similarly, the plantar reflex occurs by placing a finger against the base of the neonate's toes and the toes curl downward to grasp the finger.
In adults and children over the age of one-and-a-half years, the myelin sheath should be completely formed, and, as a result, all the toes will curl under (planter flexion reflex).
Colicky infants may have a hard abdomen, get red in the face, and curl their legs up.
Riccioli- The "curl" of this ridged pasta makes it fun to work with and the ridges hold any dressing you want to use.
From basic jazz classes to professional company workshop performances, a dancer can glean ideas from these videos, or just curl up with a laptop at home and enjoy incredible dancing as a form of entertainment.
Other fun options use braids to wrap around the rest of the hair in an updo or to pull pieces of hair back from the face, before it is gathered into a bun or curl updo.
Some men are blessed with a perfect wave, but others will perm, curl, and mouse their hair to achieve the desired body and texture.
On the other hand, if you are relaxing but leaving a fair amount of curl in place, you can successfully have a longer hair style.
You can start with freshly washed and dried hair, but second-day hair tends to hold curl better.
You can curl all sections away from your face or mix it up.
Another option is to just curl sections in the back, leaving the shorter layers around your face straight.
Use a smaller curling iron to curl the entire head of hair as before.
Because black hair is so curly, the buzz cuts are typically far shorter than for other ethnic groups in order to control the curl.
Though it is not quite as easy to wield for curl and wave techniques as its three-quarter inch companion, the one-inch plate can style all types of hair and may be preferable for consumers with more broad styling needs.
For long hair care, the best way to curl hair is with hair rollers.
Basic, old-fashioned hair curlers are the safest way to curl long hair.
One of the great things about hair is how easy it is to change, whether you try a new color, straighten your curls or curl your sleek tresses.
Use a flat iron for polish, or a curl and use a volumizing product for big, sexy hair.
Take two inch sections of hair at a time and spritz them with flexible hold hair spray, then curl with a large barrel curling iron.
This salon also honors patrons who bring in referrals, so for every two referrals, clients will receive a free shampoo, blow dry and curl, or another service that is less than or equal in price.
When the flat iron reaches the bottom of your hair, you may turn the iron under just a bit such that the ends curl down rather than upward.
While it's hard to find this retro favorite, it's possible, and if you don't win the auction, there will be more-or at least good alternatives for making your hair curl.
The Jet Aire 4 in 1 Hot Air Hair Styling System 36 Piece Set: No information is listed on the eBay listing, but chances are, this one is pretty similar to the Glamour Curl by Lady Remington listed below.
Get whatever kind of curl you want from this one.
So what's a straight-haired girl to do for body and curl?
Curl the ponytail for a playful yet elegant look.
What you want to do is use your fingers to guide your hair into controlled waves with a touch of curl that bounce around your head.
Curl the ends of the tail with a jumbo iron to add movement and grace to this style.
If you've ever waged war against your hair and fought its natural tendency to curl or lay flat, you might look at Abdul in a whole new light after learning that her hair is naturally very curly.
Finger through curl and get ready for the aisle.
Remove rollers, shake out the curl, and pull hair back into a low ponytail or pin hair half up to add some height and volume to your wavy style.
Think braided styles, twisted cornrows adorned with flowers, or daisy tiaras gracing a mane full of curl.
As you brush down, curl the ends under just slightly to create a soft inward curve.
Let your hair air dry naturally and use a curling iron to add a bit of extra curl to the mix.
Although wavy haired gals often fight their curl with straightening irons and blow dryers, wavy hair can be extremely playful and unique, perfect for party hair styles.
Comb out curl and back comb the crown to create a strong base to support the style.
To sport ultra smooth locks, work with a straightening iron and flatten frizz and curl with just one stroke.
A Ouidad haircut may be the perfect fix for natural curl shaping and styling.
For those seeking the most experienced and curl conscious of cuts, a Ouidad cut may be the answer.
Ouidad (pronounced wedod) had many reasons to create a curl friendly salon.
Although Ouidad is famous for her curl savvy, It's not just her techniques that help tame manes throughout the country.
Many stylists without experience in a Ouidad haircut or without years of expertise styling and controlling curly hair, struggle when creating a look that enhances curl naturally.
Check out Chaz Dean's Wen shampoo specifically targeted to enhance natural curl.
Hold for several seconds, slide the iron out and pin the curl to your head.
Girls with longer hair, try this: Curl your hair with a wide barrel curling iron, pull it back and tie it low at the nape of the neck with an elastic band the same color as your hair.
If you've long envied glorious ringlets and waves, you may want to learn how to curl hair in order to achieve the look for yourself.
Women also got perms put into their hair to ensure a longer lasting curl, but even then the hair would usually be rolled on a regular basis to achieve the soft look so popular during the decade.
Small sizes create a tighter curl while large barrels create looser, more open curls.
After releasing the hair, the curl forms as the hair cools.
If you're not up for using heated tools near your scalp, you may have to curl your hair the old-fashioned, time-consuming way.
Here are a few ideas for how to curl your hair without using heat.
Ultimately, how you curl your hair depends on how much time you have, what sort of curls you're after, and whether your hair is up to the challenge of being heat-styled on a regular basis.
When you know how to curl hair properly, you can enjoy a wide range of fun and stylish looks.
If the top of the twist sticks out a bit, curl it with your fingers or a curling iron for extra flair.
What you want is to curl or wave the hair and work it up and backwards, creating body and movement, but also to create a pile at the top that will look adorable.
If you want to glam this up a bit, you can pull out some strands or chunks near the front and curl them, creating a frame for your face.
Beware: Using a brush on anything but long bangs can create unwanted curl or dents.
Texture and curl are yet another way to add new style to your long hair.
Waves and curls work on long hair because long hair supports the curl pattern, and the length helps to weigh down overly voluminous locks.
The Curl: Take your pick: long and loose or thick and kinky.
Your stylist will help you determine a curl pattern that will give you the results you crave.
Use a texturizing product to finish the curl.
Some women curl the hair about half-way up on perm rods and dip the ends into hot water.
If using synthetic hair, dip the hair into hot water and curl the ends with large curlers.
This process takes several hours, but will lock in curl much better than a typical roller set.
Once curl has been added, the hair can be pinned back loosely or left full and voluminous.
If you want height rather than curl, backcombing the set hair will create a full style that can be designed into a classic twist or chignon.
If you want to lop off some of your locks, use your curl to add interest to your cut.
Curly hair never looks better than when it is long and loose, reaching its full curl potential.
A layered look can add a bohemian charm to your curls simply by balancing the curl and directing the attention to some of your better assets.
If you've had no luck finding a cut that flatters your features while embracing your curl, it may be time to visit a curl specialist.
If you crave length, you can opt for a longer hair style when you add the permanent curl needed to support your style.
This style works on all hair types, but you can expect to see some major volume and body when the hair has natural texture or curl.
Layers that enhance your natural curl are great.
To bump the ends means to give the hair a slight curl at the ends with a curling iron or a flat iron.
Your curls may last longer than a week if you have relaxed hair or if your natural hair has a slightly loose curl.
If your hair is kinky but you can see a curl pattern in your hair when it is wet, your gel curls may last longer than a week, because your hair will more easily be able to form the curls created by the twists.
As hair dries, it tends to curl, so by flattening your hair with a brush and blow-drying it, it will hold the position.
The Rip Curl style comes in three different colors, brown, light blue and black, and even includes a wax comb in the back pocket!
If you are an avid surfer or participate in other water sports, you might be in the market for mens' rip curl rash guard shirts.
Rip Curl is a leading manufacturer and retailer of surf and boardwear.
Rip Curl makes three main styles of rash guard shirts: sleeveless, short sleeve, and long sleeve.
Rip Curl's rash guards for men come in a variety of colors, some solid and others two-toned.
Mens' Rip Curl rash guard shirts are available at specialty sporting goods stores.
Rip Curl's website provides a store locator so you can check if there is a retailer near you.
If you choose a suit that's too small, you run the risk of having the fabric "roll" down and curl.
A Dora figurine is dressed in her pajamas, ready to curl up in the bed with the accompanying teddy bear.
However, this vacuum is an exceptional value for pet owners because of the Mini-Turbobrush that can get dog and cat hair out of those tight spaces where pets like to curl up.
Imagine the roar of the surf and balmy breezes as you curl up on the couch watching the glow of candlelight from a tropical palm tree votive holder.
Tie several ribbon colors around the bag, and then curl with scissors.
Get out of the house- Although you may want to curl up and hibernate, and this is okay for a while, eventually you'll need to crawl out of that cave.
Perhaps there is a chair in your partner's apartment that you like to curl up in.
Wash, dry, brush, curl and style to give your doll the perfect look.
Tie and curl ribbon in festive colors around the favor for some added decoration.
It's a great magazine to curl up with during your downtime, catching up on all of the exciting plots and character twists.
If you prefer to curl up on the couch on a rainy afternoon and read your soap opera updates, try a magazine such as Soap Opera Digest.
These tats feature surfers shooting the curl, hanging ten and more.
Cheerleaders lead a highly energetic existence and despite the most admirable of efforts, some hair types simply can't hold a curl.
Feed it through one of the holes in the plate and curl it.
Tie the ribbon around the neck of the spoon and curl it.
If the knots are too tight, the bracelet may curl.
Curl your torso using your stomach muscles to lift shoulders and upper back.
Curl upper body up but towards the left leg.
Hamstring curl: You'll need a leg-curl machine for this move, using weights that aren't too heavy for you to lift several times.
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.
In the type of curl most people are familiar with, the one listed above that can be done with barbells, too, your hands start out palm-up.
Legs: Leg curl machine--two sets of 12-15 reps.
Slowly curl your torso up, lifting your hips off the pad and hold in the max contraction position for as long as possible.
Curl up all the way, keeping the elbows snug against your sides.
Now curl the dumbbell up, twisting the hand so that the thumb is pointing away from you at the end.
Now curl your arms up with thumbs pointing straight up, alternating to that both arms are constantly in motion (not one resting while the other does a curl).
Reverse Barbell Curls - Position yourself like you would do the standing barbell curl described earlier, except you place your hands so that your knuckles point up instead.
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.
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.
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.
With your palms facing up, curl the dumbbells toward your shoulders.
For best results, use a cambered (EZ curl) bar that lets you keep your wrist fairly neutral.
Curl the weight up to full contraction while twisting the hand so the knuckles face the floor at the top.
The popular bicep flex exercise is also known as the bicep curl.
The standing bicep curl is the primary compound movement for training the biceps.
By using an ergonomic E-Z curl bar, you will save your wrists and get an even workout for both heads of the biceps.
Curl your toes underneath you so that the muscles in the backs of your legs stretch.
For most people, the leg extension machine is more user friendly than the leg curl machine, which works the hamstrings.
As such, people end up using considerably more weight on the leg extension than the leg curl, thus amplifying the muscular imbalance.
Your program should consist of three sets of 12 repetitions on the leg [press machine, the hamstring curl, the adductor machine and the abductor machine.
The bench also features a leg developer, a detachable curl yoke and a military press station.
The reverse curl is another effective exercise for toning abdominal muscles.
The results of the study indicated that the bicycle maneuver, the captain's chair, the reverse curl and the vertical leg crunch ranked high and many of the exercise infomercial abdominal machines were not effective.
For example, the traditional biceps curl is performed with the palms facing straight ahead.
The concentration curl is an example of a unilateral biceps exercise.
You can also perform a unilateral biceps curl on a special bench, which allows you to rest your elbow on the pad.
While the traditional biceps curl and the hammer curl create the most muscular definition, the hammer curl is actually more functional.
You perform this variation of the biceps curl with the palms facing each other.
However, because of the angle of the elbows, free weights or resistance bands are necessary for performing the hammer curl.
For example, the reverse curl is performed with the upper body relaxed.
For example, you can simultaneously perform a lunge and a biceps curl or a squat with an overhead press.
The leg curl: The leg curl works the hamstrings, which are located in the back of the legs.
Consider the cable hamstring curl for added hamstring toning.
Exhale and perform a reverse curl by tilting your pelvis and reaching your feet toward the ceiling.
Target your biceps with the old standby, the biceps curl.
From a lower position, curl your arms to your body and then lower them.
If you attend a fitness center or gym on a regular basis, you've probably seen some leg curl machines that target your hamstrings, and maybe a kickback machine that targets your glutes.
If you find that your arms and wrists become sore, you may want to add some exercises which focus on your lower arm to help you build strength such as the rotational dumbbell arm curl or the concentration curl.
One of the simplest and best known bicep exercises is using barbells to do the bicep curl.
The most common of strength training workouts, the standing "curl" is a straightforward exercise to build the biceps.
"Curl" the barbell toward your body, though it isn't necessary to touch the barbell to your upper arm or shoulder.
A variation on the standing bicep curl, this seated move can be done in the comfort of your living room.
With your hands at your sides, bring each arm forward and curl in toward your upper arm.
A secret of housewives for many years, the "pasta sauce" biceps curl is just a clever way to remind you to look in your pantry for a couple of hand weights.
Much like barbells, these jars work well as individual hand weights that create a small amount of resistance for a perfect bicep curl.
"Curl" your right arm upward until it is within one to two inches from your upper arm or shoulder.
Leg Curl: The opposite of the extension, you either sit on a padded seat with your legs extended in front of your body and with a padded arm under your ankles, or you lie on a padded bench with a padded arm on the back of your ankles.
As you start squatting, simultaneously bend your elbows, pulling the band upward as you curl your palms toward your shoulders.
The leg curl targets your hamstrings, or the back of your thighs, while the leg extension targets your quadriceps, or the front of your thighs.
Make sure the straps aren't too tight before you curl up in bed, though; otherwise you may wake up with irritated skin.
If it suits your fancy, wear your pumpkin sleep tee to curl up and watch your favorite movies in the middle of March.
Curl up on your back porch or on your sofa in a cropped cami with underwire and you'll have the comfort of a camisole, the support of an underwire bra and the breeziness that comes with wearing a cropped top.
Blow up all of the balloons, tie colored ribbons to them, curl the ribbons with a pair of scissors and let a group of them float to the ceiling.
Rowling's style carries over from the previous novels and creates a comfort zone in which the reader can curl up with the familiarity of Harry's world.
Curling nails: Nails that curl under or at the tips may indicate a heart problem.
The degree of curl in the hair is actually what causes razor bumps, not the color of the skin.
They have a particularly thin pelt with very close wool of minute curl.
Instinctively Cole applied just the right leverage to lift the ball over Carroll with enough curl to drift inside the top corner of the goal.
camera angle from behind Henry shows the extend of the curl perfectly.
curl of the wave.
Once dry, add even more curl and movement with a waving iron, or simply twist locks around a flat iron from scalp to ends.
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