The palms-out incline biceps curl is a variation of the biceps curl exercise that targets the biceps and emphasizes the outer head of the muscle.
Instructions for Palms-out incline biceps curl
- Sit on an incline bench set at a 45-degree angle, with a dumbbell in each hand.
- With your palms facing away from your body, let the weights hang at arm’s length at your sides.
- Keeping your elbows close to your sides, curl the weights up towards your shoulders, keeping your palms facing away from your body throughout the entire movement.
- Pause briefly at the top of the movement, then lower the weights back to the starting position.
- Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
Palms-out incline biceps curl Benefits
- Targets the outer head of the biceps, which can create a more well-rounded biceps muscle.
- Can help to increase overall biceps strength and size.
- Can be performed with lighter weights, making it a good option for those who are just starting out or those with shoulder or elbow pain.
Palms-out incline biceps curl Tips
- Keep your form strict to get the most out of the exercise. Avoid swinging the weights or using momentum to complete the movement.
- Focus on using your biceps to do the work, not your shoulders or other muscle groups.
- Start with lighter weights and gradually increase the weight as you get stronger.
- Incorporate this exercise into your biceps workout routine along with other biceps exercises for maximum benefits.