Second place is the first loser.

That ruthless mantra leaves no room for runners-up. After all, why settle for any less than the best?

And when it comes to our ranking of biceps exercises, we admit it: You could skip right to No. 1 on this list (spoiler alert: it’s the barbell curl) and do that move as your sole biceps workout every week. And guess what? You’d likely build some pretty impressive peaks. It’s really that good.