Alternate Incline Dumbbell Curl

The alternating incline dumbbell biceps curl is an exercise targeting the biceps and performed face up on an incline bench. This creates a vertical arm angle which helps to isolate the biceps and limit involvement of the shoulder muscles. This curl variation is usually performed for moderate to high reps, such as 8-12 rep per arm or more, as part of upper-body or arm-focused training.


  1. Greater time under tension than double curls
  2. Adds size and definition to the biceps
  3. Positioning on the incline bench helps isolate the biceps and enforce strict form
  4. Great burnout movement on arm day

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