Biceps Curl (PowerBlocks Reverse Grip)

Target Muscles: Biceps brachii, Brachialis, Brachioradialis Muscle Actions: This exercise emphasizes the deep arm muscle (brachialis) while involving the front forearm muscle (brachioradialis) and the biceps as well. Starting Position: 1. Stand with your feet hip-width apart or sit on the end of a bench. 2. Hold a pair of PowerBlocks (or Dumbbells), palms facing behind your body. 3. Your arms should be fully extended. The Movement: 1. Curl one PowerBlock (or Dumbbell) up at a time in a smooth arc towards your  shoulders, DO NOT rotate your forearm so that your palm faces your shoulder at the top of the movement. Keep your palms facing down throughout the movement. 2. Hold for a count of two; then slowly lower the PowerBlock (or Dumbbell) back to the starting position. 3. Repeat with the other arm and continue alternating arms. Tips: • Curl the PowerBlocks (or Dumbbells) up slowly. Do not swing them up. • Keep your upper arms fixed by the sides of your body. • Keep your body absolutely still. Make sure you do not sway backwards. • Make sure you fully straighten your arms when you lower the PowerBlocks (or Dumbbells). Do not shorten the downwards phase.
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