Stork Stance Bicep Curl


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Stork Stance Bicep Curl

Try this Bicep Curl Variation, which Improves your Balance and works your Biceps, Core and Stabilizing Muscles

Welcome to our Stork Stance Bicep 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: Stork Stance Bicep Curl
Main Muscle: Biceps
Secondary Muscle(s): Forearms, Core
Stabilizing Muscle(s): Calves, Glutes, Hamstrings, Quads
Exercise Type: Pull, Isolation
Equipment Required: Dumbbell

This version of the Bicep Curl is done while standing on one leg with your back straight in what others have called a stork stance.

To Perform This Exercise:

  1. Grasp a pair of dumbbells in each hand, palms facing up.
  2. Standing on one foot, extend your other foot back (see illustration) and extend your arms down so they are handing in front of your leg.
  3. While on one foot, curl your arms up contracting your biceps.
  4. Return to the starting position and switch legs,


  1. Practice this move in front of the mirror a few times without using weight.
  2. This exercise should not be used as a muscle building exercise due to the limited amount of weight you must use to perform the exercise while keeping your balance.


Check out these other variations of the bicep curl that involve multiple muscle groups:

Now that you’ve seen the Stork Stance Bicep Curl, check out all of our different bicep exercises.

Final Related Pages:

Or, check out these other pages of interest:

  • 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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