Cable Hammer Curl

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Coach's Tips

It's a workout that creates biceps muscles volume. It's a workout that can develop the outer and forearm muscles of the biceps!

How to Cable Hammer Curl

Starting Position

1. Make sure to keep your core engaged throughout the exercise.

2. Avoid swinging the weight or using momentum to complete the curl.

3. Use a weight that is appropriate for your strength level.

Proper Form

1. Begin the exercise by flexing your arm to curl the cable towards your shoulders.

2. Make sure to keep your upper arms stationary throughout the movement, and to not let your elbows drift away from your sides.

3. Squeeze your biceps at the top of the curl, and then control the weight back down to the starting position.

Breathing Technique

1. Exhale as you curl the weight up.

2. Inhale as you lower the weight back down.


1. Stand in front of a cable machine with the cable pulley set at a height that is level with your shoulders.

2. Hold the cable handle with a neutral grip, with your palms facing each other.

3. Keep your elbows tucked in at your sides, and your core engaged.

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