Introduction.

The Band Curl is an upper body exercise that primarily targets the biceps, but also works the forearms. This is an isolation exercise which is well suited to beginner lifters.

Alternatives.

Notes.

  • Grab the band in different positions to change the tension and increase or decrease the difficulty of the exercise

Technique.

  • Stand with your feet together and a resistance band under the centre of your feet. Hold onto each end of the band by looping it around your fingers
  • Keeping your elbows by your sides, pull on the band until your hands are level with the top of your chest.
  • Lower your hands back down in a slow and controlled motion to return to the start position.

Arm Muscle Diagram.

Arm Muscles