Dumbbell Wrist Curl

The dumbbell wrist curl is a basic resistance exercise that increases forearm and grip strength.


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    Grab a pair of dumbbells with an underhand grip, or a short preloaded barbell. Sit on a bench and rest your elbows on your thighs. This is your starting position.
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    Lift your hands up by flexing your wrists, creating tension in your forearms. Hold and then return the weights to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Allow the wrists to go through the full range of motion.
  • Avoid rushing through the movement.