Cable Reverse Wrist Curl

Cable Reverse Wrist Curl


The Cable Reverse Wrist Curl is an exercise that targets the forearm muscles. It involves using a cable machine to perform wrist curls in a reverse grip, which helps to strengthen the extensor muscles in the forearms. This exercise can be done with different variations and weights to increase the intensity and challenge the muscles.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Cable Reverse Wrist Curl Instructions

  1. Attach a cable to a low pulley and select the desired weight.
  2. Stand facing the cable machine with your feet shoulder-width apart.
  3. Grasp the handle with an overhand grip and extend your arms in front of you.
  4. Keeping your elbows stationary, curl your wrists back towards your body.
  5. Pause for a moment at the top of the movement, then slowly lower your wrists back to the starting position.
  6. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
  7. Switch hands and repeat the exercise with your other wrist.

Cable Reverse Wrist Curl Form & Visual

Cable Reverse Wrist Curl

Cable Reverse Wrist Curl Benefits

  • Strengthens the wrist extensors, which are important for grip strength and wrist stability
  • Helps prevent wrist injuries by improving the strength and flexibility of the wrist muscles
  • Can improve performance in sports that require strong grip and wrist stability, such as tennis, golf, and weightlifting
  • Targets the muscles in the forearm, which can improve overall arm strength and size
  • Can be done with a variety of weights and resistance levels, making it suitable for beginners and advanced athletes alike

Cable Reverse Wrist Curl Muscles Worked

  • Wrist extensors

Cable Reverse Wrist Curl Variations & Alternatives