You’ve probably heard the saying “laughter is the best medicine.” It’s true that laughter does affect our health in a positive way. Do you know what else has a positive impact on our health? That’s right – exercise! Exercise is one of the most effective, accessible, and affordable “medicines” we can use. See why more and more doctors are “prescribing” exercise as means to cure what ails us.
Cable curls, barbell curls, chin-ups, concentration curls – these are just some of the exercises you can do for your biceps. But which ones are best? A recent study by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) put eight biceps exercises to the test. The bottom line: concentration curls are king when it comes to developing stronger biceps; however, to improve your functional fitness, you’ll need to include other biceps exercises in your routine as well.
Lisa Fleming is a professional Health Coach who is certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE). She is the author of "Exercising Mom." She lives in Virginia with her husband and three children.