Hello everyone and welcome to this great exercise guild,.. just to let you know real
quick, what this topic is going to all about, i am going to be showing you, how to do barbell curl, what barbell curl is for, what can it help to do.
Plus i will be guiding through the perfect way to do it, the equipment that it exercise requires, the health benefit of it, and how to perform it safely.
You are going to know, the safety measure to take into considerations, whenever you are going to perform this exercise in wherever you are.
However, if you have any question or anything to say concerning this topic please feel free to leave your comment and question at the bottom.
When it comes an healthy and a strong arms, barbell curl is one of the effective exercise, that will help you whit that.
Training with this concentrating movement will not only makes your arms feels great but it will also add more size to it.
So make sure that you get through to the end of this topic, as to understand fully how you can perform this exercise without causing any jeopardy to your self ….. are you
ready? firstly let get to know what barbell curl is all about, here is what you might not know about this exercise:
what barbell curl is all about ?
Barbell curl is a great exercise for arms, it is one of the best you can think of to target those muscles that are in front of our arms (biceps muscles ) move up and down with a barbell holding tight in our hands.
It helps to centralized more on the biceps and also train chest and and shoulders spatially, with the move it help to train and in developing more size to the biceps.
Barbell curl can also be refers to as one of those arm, biceps, chest, and the shoulder
exercise, important enough to train and achieve our fitness goals, this exercise can be
perform by athletes and even non athlete individuals all it take is to know how to properly do it.
It will transform your arms, it can perform both by standing or in a seating position, but
what i am going to discussing here is how to do it standing, plus you can use a straight bar or the EZ, it all good, just make sure that you are making the right move:
Barbell curl overview
- Target area : Biceps, ( chest and shoulders partially)
- Exercise type : Strength
- Needed equipment : Barbell straight or the EZ
There above is the overview of what am talking about to get quick view, now let get into how to do it standing and holding a barbell or the EZ bar, here:
How to do barbell curl
Here is how you can perform barbell curl to get better out it, it an easy step to follow whenever you wanna embark on it
To get started with this exercise, find a good position, properly get your self ready, hold on to it and stand straight on your feet with your head raised up high.
Let your hands be at the shoulder width apart, and the kind of grip to use for this exercise is an underhand grip this is correct way to do it.
Barbell curl curl is a direct opposite of barbell reverse curl, it is the same move and position but not the same grip, the grip used in a reverse barbell curl is overhand.
Let the bar hang tight on your hands in front, don’t let it stray-off from your hands, let
your back be straight, look straight forward, follow this quick note here to be perfectly on track :
- Do not hollow your back be straight throughout
- Don’t move your body when you curl up and down
- keep your upper arms closer to your sides
- Control the weight don’t let weight control you
- Don’t swing back and forth with the weight on your hand
- Let your feet be at shoulders width
- Use an underhand grip for a better performance
- keep your elbow still throughout the performance
- Load the weight that your power can be able to control all along
Once you follow these rule you are ready good to go, curl up the bar towards yours chest in a steady and arc like move, curl the bar up as as far as you can.
Then stop briefly at the top for a second or 2, the reasons for this is to contract your
biceps fully, before you lower back down, lower the weight back down till your arms are
nearly straight slowly while still resisting all along, repeat the same process again prior to the rep you have.
Here are safety measures you should take whenever you want to do barbell curl.
Don’t bend your legs during curl, be straight throughout, let your feet remain still throughout, your feel must not move around.
Do not over weight yourself load the weight that your power can be able to control, make
sure that you are in control of the situation throughout don’t let the weight control you, weight must not fall or stray off from your hand either.
Keep the concentrate going be focus in targeting those muscles in front of your arms, don’t create any momentum or difficulties to your self that can jeopardize the better
performance of the exercise, plus you might need to be assisted or observe by an expert upon this exercise.
Use an underhand grip for a correct performance, resist a little all along in both when
you curl up and back to the beginning, the up motion should be slightly slower that down movement.
Benefits in performing barbell curl
Here are the health benefits you can gain out of this exercise if you can be able perform it correct well.
Barbell curl will help to train and strengthen your arms entirely
It on the classic exercise that will help with more development into the biceps muscles
Barbell curl will not only train the muscle in front of your arms but it will also partially
train chest and front on the shoulders, it is one of the bicep exercise that help us to train add more weight to perform, but just don’t exaggerate on that.
Makes sure that you follow the appropriate way to perform it and you are definitely
going to be benefit from it let your feet at shoulder width, you should feel the intensity right there in your biceps if your are really doing it right.
If you ever have any question or comments concerning this topic or maybe you want us
to know how you do perform your own barbell curl, please leave all your comment and question down bellow i will be glade to hear from you all, thanks.