Hammer Curls (Standing)

Hammer curls are elbow flexion with a neutral (aka palms facing eachother) grip. Since the elbows are not supinated (palms facing up) the hammer curl primarily targets the brachioradialis muscle which also has help from the biceps and brachialis. Since the brachioradialis makes up a significant portion of the forearms, hammer curls are often though of more as a forearm size building exercise than an upper arms exercise where supinated biceps curls reign supreme. Regardless of the target muscles, hammer curls are a great exercise and will usually be great for forearms and grip strengthening workouts.

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Equipment Needed


Target Muscle(s)




Forearms (isometric)

Biceps Brachii




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