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Reverse Barbell Curls

Exercise Tips

  • Use a slow 3 count on the way up and down
  • Focus on your forearms doing the work

Reverse Barbell Curls

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

Muscle Group



2 Days a Week to
3 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Forearms

Equipment: Barbell

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Biceps

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward. Hold a barbell with an overhand grip, hands shoulder width apart, arms hanging straight down in front of you.

  1. 1 With your arms and back straight, bend your elbows and bring the bar towards your chest, until your forearms are parallel with the floor.
  2. 2 Hold for a one-count at the top, then return your arms back to starting position.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.