Bicep Curls with Barbell

This is a basic exercise for the biceps (arms).


  1. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, your knees slightly bent and your abs drawn in.
  2. Grasp a barbell with palms facing up, approximately shoulder width apart.
  3. Lower your arms fully to above your thighs and bending only your elbows, raise the bar to your upper chest.
  4. Pause for a moment and then return to the starting position.

Note: Do not swing your hips or back during this exercise.

Exercise images by Everkinetic.