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Lifting dumbbells for biceps is similar in its effect to barbell lifts, and besides it has a number of fundamental advantages over it.
First, lifting the dumbbell avoids even hints of pain in the wrists or elbows, which often occurs when working with a barbell. The pain that arises — the result of the unnatural position of the hands and elbows while holding and lifting the barbell — is a harbinger of injuries that can be avoided when working with dumbbells. Continue reading