Finger Curl

Exercise Summary
Primary Muscle(s) Forearms
Secondary Muscle(s) None
Equipment Barbell
Emphasis Isolation
Type Pull

Finger Curl Instructions

  • Be seated on a flat bench with a barbell resting in your hand. 
  • Your palm is facing upward in a supinated position with your forearms resting atop your quads.
  • Your wrists are in an extended position.
  • Extend your fingers as low as you can without letting the BB drop. 
    • Imagine you are cradling the weight with your fingers.
  • At the bottom, close your hand bringing the weight up to the starting position using your fingers. 


  • Be patient and controlled with this movement.
  • Aim for volume when programming these. No sense in "maxing out"  with this exercise. 
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