Cable Concentration Curl

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Cable Concentration Curl

Instructions

Preparation

Facing low pulley cable, sit on seat or bench with legs apart to each side. Grasp stirrup attachment. Place upper arm against inner thigh.

Execution

Pull stirrup to front of shoulder until elbow is completely flexed. Lower stirrup until arm is fully extended. Repeat. Continue with opposite arm.

Comments

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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