Bicep Curl, Standing
The barbell bicep curl is an
exercise for the biceps brachi. The Biceps Brachii is attached
to the forearm bone called the radius and originates at the
scapula in two places. The biceps is actually 2 muscles, the
long head and short head. The bicep is responsible for flexion
at the elbow. Therefore all arm curl exercises strengthen
the biceps. Barbell bicep curls and dumbell bicep curls are
among the most common. Some other variations include; preacher
curl, hammer curl, french curl and include further variation
using cables, dumbells, barbells and manual resistance.
position: Stand upright with
your arms straight down in front of you. Keep your knees slighly
bent, shoulders back and abdominals tight.
Keep your elbows by your sides as you flex your biceps, bending
at the elbow and and curl the bar up towards your chest.
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