Dumbbell Bicep Curl Exercise Guide
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Dumbbell Bicep Curl is a strength exercise that works your biceps.
Dumbbell Bicep Curl is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your arms and upper body.
It requires dumbbells to do.
How to do Dumbbell Bicep Curl
Stand with your feet shoulder0width apart, your knees slightly bent and your abs drawn in. Grasp a dumbbell in each hand so your palms face up. Lift each dumbbell to your chest while alternating arms. Complete the prescribed number of reps on both sides.
Keep your elbows stationary throughout the movement. Do not lift or move the elbows.
Keep your elbows stationary and tucked at your sides.
Keep your elbows still and tucked into your sides.
Learn how to do dumbbell bicep curl from this step-by-step illustrations:
The muscles used for dumbbell bicep curl may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for dumbbell bicep curl are:
- Wrist Flexors
- Front Deltoids
Frequently Asked Questions
Training, Progressions and Regressions
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Dumbbell Bicep Curl Training and Progressions
Standards and Averages
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Dumbbell Bicep Curl Alternatives
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Dumbbell Bicep Curl Variations
|Muscles Worked||Biceps Brachii, Deltoids, Wrist Flexors, Anterior Deltoids|
|Difficulty Level(s)||Basic, Easy, Moderate|
|Equipment||Dumbbells, Exercise Ball|
|Location||At Gym, At Home, Outdoor|
|Major Exercise||Barbell Curl|
|Synergyst muscle(s)||Deltoids, Wrist Flexors, Front Deltoids|