University Recreation


Dumbbell Bicep Curl

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The following information is to be used as a guideline only. If any of the exercises cause any pain or discomfort, stop the exercise immediately and consult your physician. We strongly encourage you to consult with a physician before participating in any physical activity.

Primary Muscles: Biceps
Secondary Muscles: Forearms
Body Area: Legs, Arms
Modality Types: Machines Machines, Free Weights Free Weights
Equipment: Dumbbells

Dumbbell Bicep Curl Dumbbell Bicep Curl

Proper Steps

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  • Read "Getting Started" before beginning any exercise
  • Stand straight up, with your head up and your legs straight
  • Start with the dumbbells at arms length with your palms facing towards your body
  • Curl dumbbells up and rotate your wrists so that your palms end up facing your shoulders
  • Do NOT swing and do NOT move your elbows
  • They should stay in the same place during the whole movement
  • Keep your arms close to your side!


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