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Lying Straight Bar Cable Curls

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Keep your entire body stationary, your forearms are the only part that should move

Lying Straight Bar Cable Curls

This exercise targets your biceps and provides a low cardio benefit.

Muscle Group



2 Days a Week to
3 Days a Week


Cable Pulley System

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Biceps

Equipment: Cable Pulley System

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Cable Biceps

Starting Position: Adjust the pulley on a cable machine to the low position, then lay on the ground face up with your legs extended, feet on either side of the machine. Grab the bar with an underhand grip, your arms fully extended and parallel to your body.

  1. 1 While lying flat, slowly curl the bar from your thighs to your shoulders, keeping your elbows tucked close to your sides.
  2. 2 Hold for a one count, then slowly return your arms back to starting position.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.