Bicep Curl – Pin Loaded

Written by Coryn Littler

January 2, 2020

Gym Exercises

The Bicep Curl Machine is a great way to isolate and strengthen the muscles at the front of the upper arms.

Learn how to perform this popular exercise with the team at Fitness Institute!

Machine: Life Fitness Bicep Curl

To begin, set the appropriate seat height and weight. Sit facing towards the pad, with the chest up against it. Grab hold of handles then rest upper arm on the pad – this is the starting position (Figure 1).

From here, pull handles up towards the body using your biceps (Figure 2), then slowly lower arms to return to the start position.

Classification of Exercise:

  • Isolation

Major Joints:

  • Elbow Joint
  • Wrist Joint

Major Muscles:

  • Biceps Brachii
  • Brachialis

Joint Action During Concentric Phase:

  • Flexion at the Elbow

Remember to seek the advice of your fitness trainer, medical and/or allied health professionals, if you are new to exercise or have an injury or medical condition to consider.

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