Hammer Curls - Resistance Band
Upper Body Resistance Band Exercises Video Series
The hammer curls are very similar to the previous exercise video but
will strengthen different areas of the bicep muscle.
Like the bicep curl, this workout targets the biceps but will also
engage other muscles in the arm.
By gripping the resistance bands differently than the previous
exercise, you are now involving other muscles that will be strengthened
The brachioradialis is one of these muscles that are used when doing
This muscle runs from your wrist, across the inside portion of the
elbow and into the upper arm bone.
Another muscle used is the brachialis which also runs across the elbow
but is much smaller in size. This one is used as an important
stabilizer during this exercise.
This is a good variation to add to your upper body resistance training
Exercise #2 - Hammer Curls
You can do this upper body exercise by lifting both arms at the same
time or by alternating arms. The instructions below are for the
resistance band, but this can also be used with dumbbell weights.
Place the resistance band under the arches of
both feet with legs hip width apart.
- Wrap the resistance band around both hands and
place arms to the side.
- With your thumbs facing out (palms facing
towards your body), slowly lift your arms to your shoulders bending at
- Now slowly return to starting position.
- Repeat for 6 to 16 repetitions.
this move slowly so that you use the muscles and not momentum to build
Watch the video below to ensure you are doing the this move
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