Cross-body hammer curl

The cross-body hammer curl is a dumbbell exercise that targets the biceps, brachialis, and forearm muscles. Rather than lifting the weights directly in front of the body, you lift them across the torso. Throughout each rep, the wrists remain neutral, like a carpenter hammering a nail. This helps isolate the brachialis muscles on each arm. It is generally performed for moderate to high reps, such as 8-12 reps or more, as part of the arm-focused portion of a workout.

Benefits

  1. Works not only the biceps but also the brachialis and brachioradialis
  2. Helps increase biceps and forearm thickness
  3. Places more emphasis on the biceps long head than the standard hammer curl
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