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    I am new to lifting and I have researched some exercises I could use in my routine. Can anyone tell me what these initials stand for.

    BB or DB Rows
    DB or Incline Bench
    DB OH Press
    DB Flyes

    Also, in the routine it says curls. They mean bicep curls right? And chins means chin ups?


    Also, for these below, are they specific exerciese or is it just telling me to work these muscles?
    Ham Work
    Calf Work
    Tricep Isolation
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    BB = Barbell
    DB = Dumbbell
    OH = Over Head

    Yes it means bicep curls and chinups respectively.

    Telling you to do exercises that hit those muscles. (:

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    Originally Posted by swymg25 View Post
    Also, for these below, are they specific exerciese or is it just telling me to work these muscles?
    Ham Work
    Calf Work
    Tricep Isolation
    Those are muscle groups, here are some example exercises for each (there are more but these are the better ones IMO):

    Ham work:
    - Glute ham raise
    - cable or band pullthrough
    - Goodmorning
    - Stiff leg deadlift

    Calf work:
    - Barbell calf raise
    - Single leg DB calf raise

    Tricep iso:
    - Skull crushers
    - Cable pushdown
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