The deadlift is a weight training exercise where one lifts a loaded barbell (or, in the case of the trapbar deadlift, a loaded trapbar) off the ground from a stabilized bent-over position. It is one of the three gauges of powerlifting, and is an excellent exercise for overall body development if done properly. [Wikipedia]
Alternating seated dumbbell curls
How to: Sit at the end of a flat bench with your feet flat on the floor and your back upright and straight. Hold a dumbbell in each hand and let them hang at your sides with both palms facing inward toward the bench.
Simultaneously curl the dumbbells up while twisting (i.e., supinating) your wrists outward on the way up. Be sure to squeeze your biceps at the top for a one-count and then slowly return to the start position and repeat.[Shapefit]
Labels: biceps training
New York Times has a piece on the effects of using painkillers, such as ibuprofen, during exercise.
According to the article, "...runners who’d popped over-the-counter ibuprofen pills before and during the race displayed significantly more inflammation and other markers of high immune system response afterward than the runners who hadn’t taken anti-inflammatories..."