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How To Get Those Popping Bicep Veins

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What's really appealing to the ladies? The six-pack abs, of course. But, have you thought of complementing your abs with some real vascular biceps? Trust me, that's really going to be a lethal combination and I am sure the ladies will not be able to take their eyes off you. 

But how do you do that? Before you start taking the entire Nitric Oxide supplementation to pop up those biceps veins, let me make it clear that nothing is going to work till the time your body fat percentage is low. Here are a few techniques to make that vein pop and make it look more vascular.

Do Some Isolation Work

When it comes to popping out the bicep vein, you need to do some serious biceps isolation. Some people really hate to do isolation work on their bicep, as they believe that the bicep gets trained as a complementary muscle in deadlifts and rows. 

But hey, we are talking about some real vascularity here which won't come unless you do some dedicated isolation work. If you do not have a separate day for biceps I would recommend to at least consider a separate arms day, where you train your biceps and triceps. Or you can also train your biceps with your back. But ideally, some form of isolation work should be there for biceps once or twice a week.

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Reduce Your Body Fat

No matter how much isolation work you do, the vein will pop up only when your body fat percentage comes down to around 12 per cent. A real vascular vein is visible when you hit the single digit. Once you're in a single digit fat percentage zone, your vein will be prominent throughout the day and not just while you're pumped up in the gym. Thus, I would recommend that you also work on reducing your body fat percentage along with isolation exercises for your biceps.

Muscle Maturity And Genetics

Muscle maturity is something that will come with time and you really can't do much about it. Someone who has been training for a decade will obviously have more vascular biceps as compared to someone who has just started lifting. Even if the body fat percentage of an experienced lifter and an amateur is the same, the experienced guy will still have more vascular biceps due to muscle maturity. So, you have to stick around with your workout to gain that maturity with time.

Supplements

Though supplements don't work unless you have the above two things in place, I'll still discuss them with you. Nitric Oxide boosters like Citrulline Malate and L Arginine can help you in having more prominent bicep veins if you use them before your workout. You can also take Beetroot juice to boost your natural nitric oxide production in the body.

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My Personal Tip

As a coach and as someone who has been training himself for 11 years now, I can share one special tip with you. To enhance vascularity you should always finish your bicep workout with high repetitions. You could choose to do a drop set or you could choose a light weight and do a higher number of repetitions. 

This will give you some real good pump in your biceps and will help you in pooling more blood in your muscles and veins, making them more prominent. 

Also, try to hold the weight in your arms with a hammer grip making a ninety-degree angle at the elbow. Do this till failure and see the veins popping up.

Anuj Tyagi is a Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist and Therapeutic Exercise Specialist From American Council on Exercise (ACE) . He is the Founder of the website where he provides online Training. Though a Chartered Accountant by education, he has been closely associated with Fitness Industry since 2006. His motto is to transform people Naturally and he believes that the secret formula for Fitness is Consistency and commitment towards your Training and Nutrition. You can connect with him through Facebook and Youtube.

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