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Barbell Curls w/Wide Grip

Exercise Tips

  • Use a slow 3 count on the way up and also on the way down
  • Keep your back straight

Barbell Curls w/Wide Grip

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

Muscle Group



2 Days a Week to
3 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Biceps

Equipment: Barbells

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 underhand grip, hands slightly wider than shoulder width apart. Hang your arms straight down so that barbell is at your hips.

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