Dumbbell High Curl

Dumbbell High Curl


This exercise involves holding a dumbbell in each hand and curling them up towards your shoulders, with your elbows staying close to your body. It primarily targets the biceps and forearms.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Dumbbell High Curl Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a dumbbell in each hand with your palms facing forward.
  2. Bring the dumbbells up to your shoulders, keeping your elbows close to your body.
  3. Slowly curl the dumbbells up towards your head, keeping your elbows stationary.
  4. Pause at the top of the movement and squeeze your biceps.
  5. Lower the dumbbells back down to your shoulders in a controlled manner.
  6. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Dumbbell High Curl Form & Visual

Dumbbell High Curl

Dumbbell High Curl Benefits

  • Targets the biceps and forearms
  • Improves grip strength
  • Helps to develop upper arm muscles
  • Can be done with a variety of weights to increase or decrease intensity
  • Can be easily modified for individuals with wrist or elbow pain

Dumbbell High Curl Muscles Worked

  • Biceps brachii
  • Brachialis
  • Brachioradialis

Dumbbell High Curl Variations & Alternatives