is a French Curl and how do you do it?
Curl is a lying tricep extension done
on an incline bench. These can be done
using an EZ curl bar, dumbells, or a
small straight bar.
back on an incline bench, holding
the bar over your face at arms
bring your upper arms backwards
so that they are at an angle.
the bar down behind your head
and get a good stretch,
back up until your arms are straight.
Keep your upper arms angled throughout
exercise targets the long head
of the tricep that runs along
the bottom of the arm.
sure to keep your elbows tucked
in. Letting them flare out to
the sides reduces the effectiveness
of the exercise.
get into position, the easiest
way is to have somebody hand you
the bar from behind. This is especially
true when using heavy weights.
you can lift the bar up into position
can adjust the angle of the incline
that you use, just keep in mind
that the higher the incline, the
less weight you will be able to
use but the more stretch you will
get on the triceps.
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