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Bicep Curl, Barbell, Wide Grip

Type: Arms
The standing wide grip barbell bicep curl is an effective exercise for strengthening the biceps and forearms and are performed by contracting the biceps and lifting the barbell upwards with a wide supine grip. The wide grip works the inner part of the bicep muscle (the short head). Performing the exercise whilst standing places more emphasis on the core as core strength and stability is vital for developing good technique. Below you'll find a video guide and step by step instructions that describe the correct technique for the standing wide grip barbell bicep curl exercise.
Level :  Equipment : Yes

Bicep Curl, Barbell, Wide Grip Steps:

Step 1:
Stand up straight holding a straight barbell a wide underhand grip

Step 2:
Extend your arms to your waist & ensure your palms are facing forwards

Step 3:
Keep your back straight, shoulders back & tense your core muscles

Step 4:
Curl the barbell up until shoulder height

Step 5:
Pause briefly at the top & squeeze the bicep muscle

Step 6:
Slowly lower back to the start position

Step 7:
This is one repetition

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