Strength

Top Half Kettlebell Curl

The Top Half Kettlebell Curl boosts bicep and forearm strength by curling a kettlebell from midway to shoulder. It enhances grip strength and upper body power.
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Top Half Kettlebell Curl instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand upright with one kettlebell in each hand, arms fully extended, and palms of your hands facing forward.
2
Bend your elbows and curl the kettlebells as far as possible while keeping your upper arms still.
3
Pause briefly at the top and squeeze your biceps.
4
Lower the kettlebells in a controlled manner but only halfway, until your elbows are at a 90-degree angle.
5
Repeat for the recommended number of reps.
Stand upright with one kettlebell in each hand, arms fully extended, and palms of your hands facing forward.
Bend your elbows and curl the kettlebells as far as possible while keeping your upper arms still.
Pause briefly at the top and squeeze your biceps.
Lower the kettlebells in a controlled manner but only halfway, until your elbows are at a 90-degree angle.
Repeat for the recommended number of reps.
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