Band Reverse Curl

Band Reverse Curl


This exercise involves using a resistance band to perform a reverse curl, which targets the biceps and forearms. The band is anchored to a stable object and the user pulls the band towards their body, bending at the elbows and contracting the biceps.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Band Reverse Curl Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a barbell with an overhand grip, hands shoulder-width apart.
  2. Keeping your elbows close to your sides, curl the barbell up towards your chest.
  3. Pause at the top of the movement, then slowly lower the barbell back down to the starting position.
  4. As you lower the barbell, twist your wrists so that your palms are facing down.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of reps.

Band Reverse Curl Form & Visual

Band Reverse Curl

Band Reverse Curl Benefits

  • Targets the brachioradialis muscle in the forearm
  • Improves grip strength
  • Can be done with resistance bands, making it a convenient exercise to do at home or while traveling
  • Helps to prevent wrist injuries by strengthening the muscles in the forearm
  • Can be modified to increase or decrease resistance by adjusting the tension of the resistance band

Band Reverse Curl Muscles Worked

  • Biceps brachii
  • Brachialis
  • Brachioradialis

Band Reverse Curl Variations & Alternatives

  • Reverse grip barbell curl
  • Reverse grip dumbbell curl
  • Reverse grip EZ bar curl
  • Reverse grip cable curl
  • Reverse grip preacher curl