Barbell Prone Incline Curl

Barbell Prone Incline Curl


This exercise involves lying face down on an incline bench and curling a barbell towards your chest. It primarily targets the biceps and can be a challenging variation of traditional bicep curls.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Barbell Prone Incline Curl Instructions

  1. Set up a bench at a 45-degree angle.
  2. Grab a barbell with an underhand grip and lie face down on the bench.
  3. Extend your arms straight down towards the floor.
  4. Curl the barbell up towards your chest, keeping your elbows close to your body.
  5. Pause at the top of the movement and squeeze your biceps.
  6. Lower the barbell back down to the starting position.
  7. Repeat for desired number of reps.

Barbell Prone Incline Curl Form & Visual

Barbell Prone Incline Curl

Barbell Prone Incline Curl Benefits

  • Targets the upper chest muscles
  • Engages the triceps and shoulders as secondary muscles
  • Improves overall upper body strength
  • Increases muscle mass and definition in the chest and arms
  • Helps to improve posture and upper body alignment
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels and goals

Barbell Prone Incline Curl Muscles Worked

  • Biceps brachii
  • Brachialis
  • Brachioradialis

Barbell Prone Incline Curl Variations & Alternatives

  • barbell-prone-incline-curl
  • barbell-preacher-curl
  • ez-bar-prone-incline-curl
  • ez-bar-preacher-curl
  • dumbbell-prone-incline-curl
  • dumbbell-preacher-curl
  • cable-prone-incline-curl
  • cable-preacher-curl