Behind-the-Back Barbell Reverse Wrist Curl

The behind-the-back barbell reverse wrist curl builds strength in the forearms, increases grip strength, and improves wrist mobility.


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    Standing tall, place a barbell behind your back, your hands shoulder-width apart and your palms facing behind you. Your arms should be fully extended so the bar rests just below your glutes.
  2. Behind-the-Back Barbell Reverse Wrist Curl
    Flexing your wrists, curl the barbell toward your body. Pause, then lower the bar to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Perform the movement in a slow and controlled manner.
  • With each rep, make sure to move through your full range of motion.