Barbell Curls Lying Against An Incline
How to perform exercise
- Lie against an incline bench, with your arms holding a barbell and hanging down in a horizontal line. This will be your starting position.
- While keeping the upper arms stationary, curl the weight up as high as you can while squeezing the biceps. Breathe out as you perform this portion of the movement. Tip: Only the forearms should move. Do not swing the arms.
- After a second contraction, slowly go back to the starting position as you inhale. Tip: Make sure that you go all of the way down.
- Repeat for the recommended amount of repetitions.
Variations: You can perform this exercise using an E-Z bar or dumbbells.
Photos of the correct technique
What muscles work?
If the correct technique is followed, the following muscle groups work: Biceps, and auxiliary muscles:
Weight and number of repetitions
The number of repetitions and working weight depends on your goal and other parameters. But the general recommendations can be presented in the form of a table:
|Rest between sets
In order to make the training more diverse and effective you have to change the number of repetitions and the working weight. It is important not to go beyond certain values!
*Specify the weight and the maximum number of repetitions that you can perform with this weight.