Strength

Seated Cable Curl

The Seated Cable Curl exercise fortifies and enlarges the biceps by pulling a cable towards oneself while seated. This enhances your arms' muscle endurance and tone.
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Seated Cable Curl instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Sit on a bench in front of the cable machine, with your feet firmly planted on the ground.
2
Grab the cable handle with an underhand grip, with your palms facing upwards.
3
Keep your elbows close to your torso and raise the cable handle towards your shoulders while keeping your upper arms stationary.
4
Contract your biceps at the top of the motion, then slowly lower the cable handle back to the start position.
5
Repeat this motion for the programmed number of reps, making sure not to rush the movement and keeping control throughout.
Sit on a bench in front of the cable machine, with your feet firmly planted on the ground.
Grab the cable handle with an underhand grip, with your palms facing upwards.
Keep your elbows close to your torso and raise the cable handle towards your shoulders while keeping your upper arms stationary.
Contract your biceps at the top of the motion, then slowly lower the cable handle back to the start position.
Repeat this motion for the programmed number of reps, making sure not to rush the movement and keeping control throughout.
Equipment needed
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