Barbell Prone Incline Curl

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Barbell Prone Incline Curl

Instructions

Preparation

Lie prone on incline bench with shoulders near top of incline. Knees can rest on seat or legs can be straddled to sides. From low rack or partner, grasp curl bar with shoulder width underhand grip.

Execution

Raise bar until arms are flexed. Lower barbell until arms are fully extended. Repeat.

Comments

Also known as Barbell Spider Curl. The long head (lateral head) of biceps brachii is activated significantly more than short head (medial head) of biceps brachii since short head enters into active insufficiency as it continues to contract.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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