Biceps Exercise Database -> Barbell Standing Wide Grip Biceps Curl

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Barbell Standing Wide Grip Biceps Curl

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Barbell Standing Wide Grip Biceps Curl

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Exercise Details

Main Muscle Group : Biceps

Other Muscle Groups : Forearm

Type : Strength

Mechanics : Isolation

Equipment : Barbell

Difficulty : Beginner

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Targeted Muscle Group

Biceps

How To Perform Exercise

The barbell wide grip standing biceps curl exercise is a wide grip version of the bicep curl that targets the lateral (outer) portion of the bicep muscle.

Steps :

1.) Start off standing with your feet shoulder width apart, your knees slightly bent and your abs drawn in.

2.) Grab a barbell with an underhand (palms up) grip as wide as your comfortably can and extend your arms fully against your thighs.

3.) Keeping your elbows straight, raise the bar towards your chest till your forearms touch your chest, squeezing your bicep muscle.

4.) Pause for moment and then return to the starting position.

5.) Repeat for as many reps and sets as desired.