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Muscles Used


  • Hold your trunk tight and keep your back straight
  • Do not swing your body to assist the action
  • Raise the bar so your arms flex as far as possible
  • Lower the bar so your arms almost fully extend

Muscles involved

  • Biceps Brachii
— Mark @ 6:29 pm, May 31, 2006

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  1. […] Bar curl - We start with a simple curl using a barbell. If you are doing this at home and do not have access to a barbell, you can substitute two dumbbells. Look at the video included with this exercise. Do you see how the guy’s body swings back and forth as he lifts? That’s something you want to avoid. Your lift should be smoother, slower and more stable than the one shown in the video. […]

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