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Standing Cable Curls

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  • Keep your back straight

Standing 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, Short Bar Attachment

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Biceps

Equipment: Cable Pulley System, Short Bar Attachment

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Cable Biceps

Starting Position: Adjust the pulley to a low position, then stand with your feet shoulder width apart about a foot away from the machine, facing it. Grab the handle attachment with an underhand grip, extending your arms straight out in front of you so the bar is by your thighs.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly curl both hands towards your shoulders, keeping your elbows close to your sides.
  2. 2 Hold for a one count, then inhale and slowly lower your arms back down to starting position.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.