Ez Barbell Curl

Ez Barbell Curl


This exercise involves using an EZ barbell to perform bicep curls. The barbell is held with an underhand grip and lifted towards the chest, targeting the bicep muscles. It is a popular exercise for building arm strength and size.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Ez Barbell Curl Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold the EZ barbell with an underhand grip, hands shoulder-width apart.
  2. Keep your elbows close to your sides and curl the barbell up towards your chest, keeping your wrists straight.
  3. Pause at the top of the movement and squeeze your biceps.
  4. Slowly lower the barbell back down to the starting position.
  5. Repeat for desired number of reps.

Ez Barbell Curl Form & Visual

Ez Barbell Curl

Ez Barbell Curl Benefits

  • Targets the biceps and forearms
  • Allows for a greater range of motion compared to a straight barbell curl
  • Reduces strain on the wrists and elbows
  • Can be used to vary your bicep workout routine
  • Can be performed with different grip widths to target different areas of the biceps

Ez Barbell Curl Muscles Worked

  • Biceps brachii
  • Brachialis
  • Brachioradialis

Ez Barbell Curl Variations & Alternatives

  • Standing Barbell Curl
  • Seated Barbell Curl
  • Close-Grip Barbell Curl
  • Reverse-Grip Barbell Curl
  • Preacher Curl with EZ Bar
  • Hammer Curl with EZ Bar