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Smith Seated Wrist Curl 101 Video Tutorial

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Smith Seated Wrist Curl
Smith Seated Wrist Curl

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Forearms

Secondary Targets

Execution

Isolation

Force Type

Pull (Bilateral)

Required Equipment

Smith Machine

Fitness Level

Beginner

Variations

None

Alternatives

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Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

The Smith seated wrist curl is an exercise that targets the forearms. It is performed by sitting on a bench with your back straight and your feet flat on the floor. You will need a Smith machine and a barbell with a weight that is challenging but not too heavy, To begin, grasp the barbell with an overhand grip and hold it in front of your chest with your arms extended. Your wrists should be in a neutral position. Slowly lower the barbell until your forearms are parallel to the floor, then curl it back up to the starting position. Keep your elbows close to your body throughout the movement, The Smith seated wrist curl is a great way to isolate and strengthen the forearms. It can also help to improve grip strength and forearm endurance. This exercise is often used by bodybuilders and powerlifters to build muscle mass and strength in the forearms, Here are some tips for performing the. Smith seated wrist curl, Start with a weight that is challenging but not too heavy, Keep your wrists in a neutral position throughout the movement, Slowly lower the barbell and control the weight on the way up, Do not swing your arms or use momentum to lift the weight, Focus on contracting the muscles in your forearms, Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

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