Got a barbell? Then let’s do something for your forearms. The barbell wrist curl is simple yet effective for tackling the wrist flexors.
Barbell Wrist Curls
Let’s first discuss what muscles we are talking about, because when we look at our forearms, it’s hard to fathom how many of them there are.
The wrist flexors we are training today are the muscles running along the inside of you forearms:
And how do we train those wrist flexors? With the excellent barbell wrist curls:
Reverse Wrist Curls
To keep everything in balance, you also need to work the muscles opposing the wrist flexors, the wrist extensors. As hinted, here is the video showing those.
And With Dumbbells?
If you don’t have a barbell, no problem: I showed these exercises with dumbbells as part of a complete forearm training.