Cable Standing Wrist Curl

Cable Standing Wrist Curl


This exercise involves standing with a cable machine and using a wrist curl motion to work the muscles in the forearms and wrists. The cable provides resistance throughout the movement, making it a challenging exercise for building grip strength and forearm size.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Cable Standing Wrist Curl Instructions

  1. Stand facing a cable machine with your feet shoulder-width apart and your knees slightly bent.
  2. Grasp the cable attachment with an underhand grip, with your palms facing up.
  3. Bring your forearms up to shoulder height, keeping your elbows close to your sides.
  4. Curl your wrists upward, bringing the cable attachment towards your forearms.
  5. Pause for a moment at the top of the movement, then slowly lower the cable attachment back down to the starting position.
  6. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Cable Standing Wrist Curl Form & Visual

Cable Standing Wrist Curl

Cable Standing Wrist Curl Benefits

  • Strengthens the wrist flexor muscles
  • Improves grip strength
  • Helps prevent wrist injuries
  • Can improve performance in sports that require wrist strength, such as tennis or golf
  • Can be easily adjusted for different levels of resistance

Cable Standing Wrist Curl Muscles Worked

  • Forearm Flexors

Cable Standing Wrist Curl Variations & Alternatives

  • Barbell Standing Wrist Curl
  • Dumbbell Standing Wrist Curl
  • Reverse Cable Standing Wrist Curl
  • Reverse Barbell Standing Wrist Curl
  • Reverse Dumbbell Standing Wrist Curl