Wide-grip barbell curl

The wide-grip barbell curl is a variation of the classic barbell curl with the grip wider than shoulder width. It is thought that this helps build the inner or "short" head of the biceps muscles. This movement is usually performed for moderate to high reps, such as 8-12 reps per set.


  1. Builds bigger and stronger biceps
  2. Allows you to use more weight than a narrow grip does
  3. Places the primary stress on the short (inner) head of the biceps

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