All in the Wrist

Return of the Zottman Curl.

Fast setAfter yesterday's wrist pain I decided to test things out with a few light sets of wrist curls. Following up were a couple of high-rep Zottmans, which I haven't done for some time. I'd forgotten just how much fun they can be.

Wrist curl 2x20@20/44

supersetted with

Reverse wrist curl 2x20@20/44

Zottman curl 30@6.5/14

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Scott Andrew Bird

Scott Andrew Bird is a writer, photographer and a guy who just loves this stuff. He's been at home in front of a computer for more years than he cares to remember (OK, 35) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing Computer Guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

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Hypertrophy Routine.

6 brief sessions per week.

Firing up the Forearms.

Various curls and a bit of gripper work.

Introducing The Great Zottman.

Philadelphia strongman in the 1880s/1890s.

New Routine.

Down to 3 sessions per week.

Volume Before New Maxes.

Same weights, more volume.

Back to 4 Days per Week.

I've decided to switch back.

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