What is a Seated Bicep Curl?

A seated bicep curl can allow better isolation of the biceps. It fixes the lower half of the body and excludes the core. It entirely focuses on the hand workout and does not involve the lower body.

How to do Seated Bicep Curl?

Step 1:  Sit on the machine and place your arms over the inclined pad. Step 2:  Stay gentle for this step, keep your wrist in a neutral position, and avoid any movement in your torso altogether. Step 3: Continue with your curling movement upward, only to the extent your elbow can bend.

Exercise Variation for Seated Bicep Curl

You need to follow proper techniques and safety measures to avoid severe injury or unnecessary stress in the lower back. Your back may get stressed if you unnecessarily swing your torso backward during the exercise.

Advantages of Seated Bicep Curl

1. A bicep curl is very reliable for enhancing your everyday work experience. The upper arm muscle is the brachialis, and the lower arm muscle is the brachioradialis.

2. With this exercise, the core becomes a non-factor because the hips are anchored into the seat. This exercise helps to isolate the bicep muscles properly.

3. If you have any injury in the lower body, this exercise can help avoid any further stress on the lower extremities.

Disadvantages of Seated Bicep Curl

1. Seated bicep curls involve only the biceps, which are weak muscles. Doing this exercise allows only lifting less weight which means less overload, which is further less gratifying.

2. These curls do not involve the whole body in the process, resulting in less growth in the long run. Including a mixture of compound and isolation bicep movements can ensure optimal growth for the head of the biceps and forearms.

Common Mistakes We All Do While Performing Seated Bicep Curl

1. Improper Elbow Position 2. Moving too fast 3. Using Momentum