The biceps curl is the classic mirror muscle move – but while they don’t give you much in the way of functional strength, all those curls you’ve been doing may still get you her number after all. But even though girls love a strong pair of arms, they’re also looking out for the following…
Girls love what they can grab. While a strong bum makes you attractive, there are plenty of other reasons to develop your glutes: they’re your body’s biggest muscles and contribute to most of your movements, so they should be kept in top condition. As the central part of your posterior chain, they keep your posture stable. Perhaps most importantly, they provide a powerful thrust – after all, there’s no point attracting a woman if you aren’t going to satisfy her.
Growing a solid set of lattisumus dorsi and rhomboids is one of the manliest things you can do. Girls love seeing a sharp suit tightly pulled over a wide back and for that reason you should be working yours with gusto.
Until someone invents face press-ups, you're going to have to make do with what you got. Maximise that jawline of yours with these tips for powerful shaving.
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Sam Razvi wrote for Men’s Fitness UK (which predated and then shared a website with Coach) between 2011 and 2016.