Pre-exhaustion has been a tried and true muscle building technique since the down of body building. It’s simply using a focused exercise on a specific muscle group, and then immediately using a compound exercise that includes that same muscle group to create a higher state of fatigue.
No muscle group seems to gain more focused attention than the biceps, which is why they are some of the most popular muscle to work. They are also very popular with pre-exhaustion workouts.
You don’t always need a curl bar and a lat pulldown machine to do such a workout. Some of the best biceps exercises are bodyweight based. Check out this simple routine: