Bicep Exercises

Cross Body Hammer Curl

This exercise targets the biceps using a crossing motion rather than a standard curl.

Cross Body Hammer Curl - Step 1 Cross Body Hammer Curl - Step 2


  1. Standing grab a dumbbell in each arm palms facing in.
  2. Keeping your palms facing in (and not twisting your arms) curl the dumbbell up towards your opposite shoulder.
  3. Bring the top of dumbbell up to and touching the shoulder.
  4. Slowly with a controlled manner lower the dumbbell back to the starting position.

Cross Body Hammer Curl - Muscles Worked

Primary Muscle: Biceps
Secondary Muscle: Forearms
Equipment Type: Dumbbell

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