Smith Machine Bicep Curl

Smith Machine Bicep Curl


This exercise involves using a Smith machine to perform bicep curls. The machine allows for a controlled movement and can be adjusted to different heights to target different parts of the bicep muscle.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Smith Machine Bicep Curl Instructions

  1. Adjust the height of the Smith machine bar to chest level.
  2. Stand facing the bar with your feet shoulder-width apart.
  3. Grasp the bar with an underhand grip, hands shoulder-width apart.
  4. Keep your elbows close to your sides and curl the bar up towards your chest.
  5. Pause at the top of the movement and squeeze your biceps.
  6. Slowly lower the bar back down to the starting position.
  7. Repeat for desired number of reps.

Smith Machine Bicep Curl Form & Visual

Smith Machine Bicep Curl

Smith Machine Bicep Curl Benefits

  • Targets the biceps muscles, helping to increase strength and size
  • Allows for isolation of the biceps, reducing the involvement of other muscles
  • Provides a stable and controlled movement, reducing the risk of injury
  • Can be adjusted to accommodate different fitness levels and goals
  • Can be used as a variation to traditional bicep curls for added variety in a workout routine

Smith Machine Bicep Curl Muscles Worked

  • Biceps brachii
  • Brachialis
  • Brachioradialis

Smith Machine Bicep Curl Variations & Alternatives

  • Standing Bicep Curl
  • Seated Bicep Curl
  • Hammer Curl
  • Concentration Curl
  • Preacher Curl
  • Incline Bicep Curl
  • Reverse Curl