Cable Wrist Curl

Cable Wrist Curl


The cable wrist curl is an exercise that targets the wrist flexors and extensors. It involves using a cable machine to perform wrist curls in both directions, with the goal of strengthening the muscles in the wrists and improving grip strength.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Cable Wrist Curl Instructions

  1. Start by sitting on a bench or chair with your forearms resting on a flat surface, such as a table or bench.
  2. Grasp the cable handle with an underhand grip, with your palms facing up.
  3. Slowly curl your wrists upward, bringing the cable handle towards your forearms.
  4. Hold the contraction for a few seconds, then slowly lower the cable handle back down to the starting position.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
  6. Switch to an overhand grip and repeat the exercise to work the opposite side of your forearms.

Cable Wrist Curl Form & Visual

Cable Wrist Curl

Cable Wrist Curl Benefits

  • Strengthens the wrist flexor muscles
  • Improves grip strength
  • Helps prevent wrist injuries
  • Can be done with different variations to target specific areas of the wrist and forearm
  • Can be easily adjusted for different levels of resistance

Cable Wrist Curl Muscles Worked

  • Forearm Flexors

Cable Wrist Curl Variations & Alternatives

  • Reverse Cable Wrist Curl
  • One-Arm Cable Wrist Curl
  • Standing Cable Wrist Curl
  • Seated Cable Wrist Curl
  • High Pulley Cable Wrist Curl