Overhead Curl (Cable)

Overhead Curl (Cable)

strength / compound

Intermediate

Get Started With Overhead Curl (Cable)


  • 1

    Start by adjusting the cable machine for overhead curls.

  • 2

    Set the pulley at the highest position, located at the top of the cable machine.

  • 3

    Attach a straight bar to the cable.

  • 4

    Stand upright with your feet shoulder-width apart, gripping the bar with an overhand grip.

  • 5

    Keeping your elbows close to your head, curl the bar up towards your forehead.

  • 6

    As you curl the bar up, keep your upper arms still and focus on using your forearms to move the weight.

  • 7

    Once the bar is at shoulder height, pause and squeeze your biceps.

  • 8

    Slowly lower the bar back to the starting position.

  • 9

    Repeat for desired number of reps.

Primary
Secondary
Biceps

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