Incline Hammer Curls

Exercise Information

  • Alternative Names: Incline dumbbell hammer curl
  • Type: Strength
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Equipment: Dumbbells, incline bench
  • Muscles Targeted: Biceps, forearms
  • Mechanics: Isolation
  • Average Number of Sets: 3-5 with 6-8 reps each
  • Variations: None
  • Alternative: None

Incline hammer curls, as the name suggests, are a variation of the basic hammer curl performed on an incline bench. It helps improve your grip strength in addition to emphasizing your brachialis and brachioradialis. It can be performed with compound exercises like bent-over rows and pull-ups for the overall development of the upper body.

Incline Hammer Curls Exercise Information

  • Alternative Names: Incline dumbbell hammer curl
  • Type: Strength
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Equipment: Dumbbells, incline bench
  • Muscles Targeted: Biceps, forearms
  • Mechanics: Isolation
  • Average Number of Sets: 3-5 with 6-8 reps each
  • Variations: None
  • Alternative: None

How to do Incline Hammer Curls

Incline Hammer Curls

Adjust the bench to an angle of 30-45 degrees for this exercise.

Incline Dumbbell Hammer Curl Tips

  • If you find it difficult to perform the exercise using an incline bench, you could use an arm blaster for proper form.
  • Move the dumbbells slowly to return to the initial position in a controlled way.

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