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Best Bicep Curl Variations

Make them strong and big.

Check this list of 12 of the best bicep curl variations.

If you want to have bigger arms, you probably should be targeting the bigger muscle in them which is the tricep. However, vanity sometimes gets the best out of us and we want to have a nice looking bicep, perhaps even with a pointing peak.

Nevertheless, if you want to hit your biceps there really isn’t one type of exercise you should be doing: curls. Well, curls are one type of exercise, but there are numerous variations of the curl for you to hit your biceps in different ways and angles.

Best Bicep Curl Variations

The list below comprises the best bicep curl variations according to Fit GENT, an online tool that helps people achieve their goals. You can check out workouts and exercises on their website with short and straightforward videos for people to follow along.

There are a total of 12 different exercises in this list of best bicep curl variations. Is there any variation you’ve never seen before? Try them out next time you hit the gym.

Best Bicep Curl Variations

Fit GENT also explains which part of the biceps each exercise targets:

  • Short head – gives bicep its peak
  • Long head – gives bicep thickness
  • Brachialis – gives the biceps stability

1. Crossbody Curl

  • Long head
  • Brachialis

2. Standard Curl

  • Hit all muscles with no particular emphasis

3. Wide Curl

  • Short head

4. Hanging Curl

  • Long head

5. Rotational Curl

  • Hit all muscles with no particular emphasis

6. Flip Curl

  • Brachialis
  • Forearms

7. Hammer Tension Curl

  • Brachialis

8. Reverse Grip Curl

  • Brachialis
  • Forearms

9. Hammer Curl

  • Brachialis

10 Tension Curl

  • Hit all muscles with no particular emphasis

11. Drag Curl

  • Long head

12. Close Curl

  • Long head

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