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Reverse Grip Barbell Curls

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your back straight

Reverse Grip Barbell Curls

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

Muscle Group

Biceps, Forearms


3 Days a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Biceps, Forearms

Equipment: Barbell

Minimum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 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 6 inches apart. Hold your arms straight down in front of you so the barbell is at hip level.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly curl the bar up to your chest, keeping your wrists locked and your elbows close by your sides.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly lower the bar back to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.