Dumbbell Bicep Curl
Upper Body Dumbbell Exercises Video Series
The dumbbell bicep curl is the first exercise in the upper body
strengthening series using dumbbell weights.
This move will really isolate the bicep muscles and is the primary
muscle strengthened with this exercise.
The biceps brachhi is a two-headed muscle group.
It is made up of an inner short head and the outer long head.
This large muscle is located in the upper front part of the arm between
the shoulder and elbow.
muscle that is strengthened during this workout is the brachialis. It
is located underneath the lower part of the biceps.
Exercise #1 - Dumbbell Biceps Curl
Make sure to use a weight
that is proper for your fitness level. This is a larger muscle, so try
using a heavier dumbbell for this workout.
Stand with your legs hip width apart and a
dumbbell weight in each hand.
- Place your arms by your side with your palms
- Now slowly and deliberately raise the dumbbell
weights up to your shoulders bending at the elbows. Be sure
to keep your elbows as close to your body as you can.
- Slowly return to starting position.
- You can do this exercise lifting both arms
simultaneously or by alternating lifting the right arm and then the
- Repeat for 8 to 16 repetitions.
You can do anywhere from one to several sets depending on your fitness
Watch the video below to ensure you are doing the this move
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