07-04-2002, 05:37 PM #1
Straight barbell curls vs ez-barbell curls
Which one is better for mass? I havent done straight barbell curls for long time, i do ez-barbell curls with short grip. I think more weight can be used on straight barbell curls.
07-04-2002, 11:18 PM #2
Sometimes I'll do both. I'll use a closer grip with the EZ curl bar and then go really wide with the barbel.....
07-05-2002, 08:13 AM #3Associate Member
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i think straight bar is better, i feel better tension on my bi's w/ these
07-08-2002, 01:29 AM #4
I use ez curl then super set the straight bar at lower weight in between sets
07-08-2002, 09:50 AM #5Associate Member
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I like to use both. Hit em from every direction.
07-08-2002, 10:33 AM #6
I dont really even remember the last time that I used an ez curl bar for curls....I used to use it the ez curl bar all the time, then i switched up to a plain jane olympic bar and with the results I've gotten in the past few months I havent even looked back to an ez curl bar, though I may start switching up from straight to ez curl every other workout
07-08-2002, 10:37 AM #7
I think i start doing straight bar curls again and do preachers with ez.
07-08-2002, 02:59 PM #8
I only use the Ez-Bar for Skull Crushers because it hurts my wrist to much when I do curls with it.
07-10-2002, 04:21 AM #9
Straight bar is great but remember to look after your joints as during straight bar curls your arms are VERY supinated.
For this reason I don't do them any more - once you've been training for 15 years you realise that even though an exercise may be very productive you sometimes should omit it for a slightly less effective but less stressful (on the joints and connective tissues!) one. Longevity is the ultimate key to getting big - what point is there in getting big if a year down the line you are sidelined with injuries? Something to think about maybe....
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