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Preacher Curls

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Keep elbows slightly bent

Preacher Curls

This exercise targets your biceps and provides a low cardio benefit. It also works your forearms.

Muscle Group

Biceps, Forearms


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week


Exercise Ball, Dumbbells

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Biceps, Forearms

Equipment: Exercise Ball, Dumbbells

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Exercise Ball Exercises - Biceps

Starting Position: Lean over an exercise ball with your knees on the ground. Hold a dumbbell in each hand, palms up, with your arms hanging over the ball shoulder width apart. Keep your back flat.

  1. 1 Simultaneously curl both arms upward, bringing your hands towards your shoulders, bending at the elbow.
  2. 2 Hold for a one count, then slowly lower your arms back to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.