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Barbell 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.


Starting position: Stand upright with your arms straight down in front of you. Keep your knees slighly bent, shoulders back and abdominals tight.

Movement: Keep your elbows by your sides as you flex your biceps, bending at the elbow and and curl the bar up towards your chest.



Abdominal Exercises: Oblique Curl | Plank | Side Plank | Ball Ab Pull | Ball Ab Curl | Ball Pike | V-Sit | Ab Curl

Chest Exercises - | Bench Press | Chest Press | Pec Fly Incline |Pec Fly Ball | Push-Up | Modified Push-Up | Narrow Push-Up | Ball Push-Up | Ball Chest Press

Shoulder Exercises: Seated Shoulder Press | Shoulder Press | Upright Row | Incline Pec Fly | Anterior Raise | Lateral Raise

Biceps Exercises: Dumbell Bicep Curl | Barbell Bicep Curl

Triceps Exercises: Overhead Press | Dumbell Skull Crusher | Barbell Skull Crusher

Back Exercises: One Arm Row | Bent Over Rows | Wide Grip Chin Up

Hamstring Exercises: Ball Ham Curl | One Leg Ball Ham Curl | Dead Lifts

Quadriceps Exercises: Ball Squats



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