How to do Hammer Curls: Step-By-Step & Video
Hammer Curls are a variation of the bicep curl which targets your bicep as well as your forearm muscles.
Hammer Curl Modifications
Based out your Fitness Level
- Beginner,Intermediate, and Experts: All levels will want to use dumbbells, one in each hand. For each fitness level you will want to pick a weight that is challenging but allows you to finish each set.
Step-By-Step Instructions to Complete Hammer Curls:
- Stand up straight with a dumbbell in each hand, holding them alongside of you. Your palms should be facing your body. Keep your feet hip-width apart and engage your core to stabilize the body.
- Keep your biceps stationary and start bending at your elbows, lifting one dumbbell.
- Lift until the dumbbell reaches shoulder-level. Hold this briefly, then lower back to the starting position.
That is one Hammer Curls. Switch arms and follow the same steps. Continue with this movement rotating between arms.
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