Cable One Arm Preacher Curl

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Cable One Arm Preacher Curl

Instructions

Preparation

Grasp cable stirrup. Sit on preacher bench placing back of arm on pad with palm up.

Execution

Raise stirrup upward toward shoulder of same arm. Lower stirrup until arm is fully extended. Repeat.

Comments

Seat should be adjusted to allow arm pit to rest near top of pad. Back of upper arm should remain on pad throughout movement. 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. At bottom position, weight stack in use should not make contact with remaining weight stack.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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