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Reverse Barbell Preacher Curls

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your back flat
  • Do not move your shoulders or elbows while lifting the weight
  • Do not hold your breath

Reverse Barbell Preacher Curls

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

Muscle Group

Forearms, Biceps


3 Days a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Forearms, Biceps

Equipment: Barbell

Minimum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Forearms

Starting Position: Position yourself behind the preacher bench, arms shoulder width apart and resting over the pad. Hold a barbell with an overhand grip, hands about 6 inches apart, arms extended over the pad.

  1. 1 Exhaling, curl the bar up to your chin, bending your elbows and keeping your upper arms flat on the bench.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly return your arms back down to starting position.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.