Cross Body Hammer Curl with Dumbbell

This exercise targets the biceps using a crossing motion rather than a standard curl.


  1. While standing, grab a dumbbell in each arm with palms facing in.
  2. Keeping your palms facing in (and not twisting your arms) curl the dumbbell up towards your opposite shoulder.
  3. Bring the top of dumbbell up to and touching the shoulder.
  4. Slowly with a controlled manner, lower the dumbbell back to the starting position.

Exercise images by Everkinetic.