Bicep Curl Machine

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Exercise Information

  • Alternative Names: Standing bicep curl using the machine
  • Type: Strength
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Equipment: Machine
  • Muscles Targeted: Biceps, forearm
  • Mechanics: Isolation
  • Average Number of Sets: 2-3 with 12-15 reps each
  • Variations: None
  • Alternative: None

The bicep curl machine allows you to lift heavier weights than the dumbbell version. Since it requires you to work with a predetermined path of movement, the machine version does not utilize synergist muscles to maintain stability.

Bicep Curl Machine Exercise Information

  • Alternative Names: Standing bicep curl using the machine
  • Type: Strength
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Equipment: Machine
  • Muscles Targeted: Biceps, forearm
  • Mechanics: Isolation
  • Average Number of Sets: 2-3 with 12-15 reps each
  • Variations: None
  • Alternative: None

How to do Bicep Curl Machine

Set up for the standing machine bicep curl by adjusting the height of the seat and selecting a lighter weight. Place your upper arms in a rested position against the pads and then grab the handles. Pull the lower arms towards your shoulder and pause at the point of full contraction.

Bicep Curl Machine

Tips

  • Do not move the weights back to the stops until you complete the entire set to maintain tension on your biceps.
  • Keep your elbows in line with the rotation axis when starting the movement.

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