Barbell Wrist Curls / Forearm Curls - Best Forearm exercise

Wrist curls are a very isolated forearm exercise. Its the best way to build inner side { flexor muscles} of the forearms.

Forearm/Wrist Curls Position One

Forearm/Wrist Curls Position Two

-- To Build inside { flexor muscles } of the forearms.

An excellent wrist isolation exercise.

Execution Technique.

This exercise is done sitting on a flat bench at one end.


1. Sit on one end of a bench holding a barbell with an underhand grip.

2. Rest the forearms on the bench hanging your wrists and the hands holding the barbell.

3. Curl your wrists and feel the forearm muscles contract.

4. Now lower the weights as far as possible feeling complete forearm stretch.

Reverse Wrist Curls

In this version, you grab the bar with an overhand grip and work on the extensors of the wrist and forearms

Behind the neck wrist curls

Another exercises for wrist flexors or inside muscles done with barbell placed behind the back as shown.

Points to remember

  • Remember exert while you exert.
  • Feel the real burn for better stimulation

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