Close-grip EZ-bar curl

The close-grip EZ-bar curl is an exercise targeting the biceps, particularly the long head. The main difference between this exercise and standard EZ-bar curls is that the hands are positioned closer together on the bar. It is thought that this helps build the outer biceps head and the peak. This curl variation is usually performed for moderate to high reps, such as 8-12 reps per set.


  1. Builds bigger and stronger biceps
  2. Targets the long head of the biceps, which makes up the biceps peak
  3. Many lifters find the EZ-bar easier on the wrists, elbows, and shoulders than a straight bar

Close-grip EZ-bar curl Images

Close-grip EZ-bar curl image
Close-grip EZ-bar curl image


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