Reverse Barbell Curls


  • Stand with your feet shoulder width apart and knees slightly bent. Hold a barbell with an overhand grip as shown in the first picture.
  • Slowly curl the barbell up towards your upper chest, keep your elbows close to your sides. Keep your wrist locked.
  • Hold and contract for 1-2 seconds, then release back to the starting position.


  • Avoid swinging the weight, use a weight that you can handle for proper form.
Primary muscles Forearms
Secondary muscles Biceps