Bicep Curl

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Static image courtesy of Leonard Krasniqi

BICEP CURL - Free Weight Barbell

TARGET MUSCLES:

  • Biceps (upper front of arm)

START POSITION:

  • Keep abdominals (stomach) contracted and the back straight.
  • Feet should be shoulder width apart.
  • Knees should be slightly bent to avoid lower back stress.
  • Hands should be shoulder width apart on the bar.
  • Keep your thumbs wrapped around the bar.

PROCEDURE:

  • Raise barbell slowly.
  • Keep shoulders stationery.
  • Pause, then lower the barbell.
  • Repeat 12-15 times.
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