Cable Reverse Curl

Cable Reverse Curl


This exercise involves holding a cable with an overhand grip and curling it towards your shoulders while keeping your elbows close to your body. It primarily targets the biceps and forearms.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Cable Reverse Curl Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a cable attachment with an overhand grip.
  2. Keep your elbows close to your sides and curl the cable towards your shoulders.
  3. Pause for a second at the top of the movement and squeeze your biceps.
  4. Slowly lower the cable back to the starting position.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of reps.

Cable Reverse Curl Form & Visual

Cable Reverse Curl

Cable Reverse Curl Benefits

  • Targets the brachioradialis muscle in the forearm
  • Improves grip strength
  • Helps with wrist stability and flexibility
  • Can be done with different variations to target different parts of the forearm
  • Can be done with lighter weights and higher reps for endurance or heavier weights and lower reps for strength

Cable Reverse Curl Muscles Worked

  • Brachioradialis
  • Biceps brachii
  • Brachialis

Cable Reverse Curl Variations & Alternatives