Barbell Reverse Curl


Gym Equipment Needed

Musle Group



Grab a barbell. This exercise is done in a standing position.

Starting Position

Holding the barbell with a shoulder width pronated grip (palms facing towards you).


Curl the barbell towards your upper chest keeping your elbows tight by your sides. Return to the starting position by lowering the barbell in a slow controlled manner.

Tips on doing this exercise

Exhale while curling the weight. Inhale on the way down.Keep your elbows tucked in your sidesGrip the bar hard to prevent wrists from bending

Common Mistakes

Elbows flaring out when you curlLeaning forward and swinging the weight up instead of curling the weight upNot lowering the barbell all the way back to starting position.Not keeping wrists straight in line with your forearm.

Recommended Ranges

We recommend using this exercise for hypertrophy purposesFor hypertrophy aim for 10-15 reps, 3-4 sets

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