Lying Incline Curl


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Lying Incline Curl

Lay Face down on an Incline Bench during this Barbell Exercise to Isolate your Biceps

Welcome to our Lying Incline Curl Exercise Instruction Guide!

On this page you’ll learn how to do this version of the bicep curl using the correct technique. Below you’ll find pictures, exercise instructions, and tips on how to get the most out of this and other bicep exercises so you can immediately add to your bicep workouts.

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Exercise Summary

Exercise Name: Lying Incline Curl
Main Muscle: Biceps
Secondary Muscle(s): Forearms
Exercise Type: Pull, Isolation
Equipment Required: Barbell, Incline Bench

Exercise Description and Instruction:

This version of the Bicep Curl is done while lying face fown on an incline bench and allowing the weight to hang. By doing so, you have to use less weight, but can more effectively isolate your biceps.

To Perform This Exercise:

  1. Adjust and incline bench to a 45 degree angle.
  2. Grasp a barbell with a shoulder width grip and lean face down against the bench, with your feet resting on the floor for support.
  3. Allow your arms to hang down in front of you.
  4. Keeping your elbow straight, raise the bar up towards your head, contracting your biceps.
  5. Lower the weight in a controlled manner and repeat.


Practice steady movements in this exercise, be careful not to let your arms sway.


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  • All Weight Training Exercises
  • Bicep Workouts and Tricep Workouts
  • Best Bicep Exercises
  • Barbell Exercises / Body Weight Exercises / Cable Exercises / Dumbbell Exercises

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