Preacher Curl

Free Weights / Beginner

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Equipment Needed

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

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  • 54.92 lb
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  • 100.00 lb
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Average Sitewide Preacher Curl Weight

  • 65.24 lb
    average weight
  • 100.00 lb
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  • 17
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  • #157
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Average Male Preacher Curl Weight

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Average Female Preacher Curl Weight

How to do the Preacher Curl:

Muscles Worked

Biceps primary Muscles diagram

Details

The preacher curl is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the biceps and to a lesser degree also targets the ...more

The preacher curl is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the biceps and to a lesser degree also targets the .

The only preacher curl equipment that you really need is the following: barbell and preacher curl. There are however many different preacher curl variations that you can try out that may require different types of preacher curl equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper preacher curl form is easy with the step by step preacher curl instructions, preacher curl tips, and the instructional preacher curl technique video on this page. The preacher curl is a pull exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the preacher curl video, learn how to do the preacher curl, and then be sure and browse through the preacher curl workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. 12 to 15 repetitions make 1 set. Do this exercise for 3 sets per workout and up to 3 times per week.
  2. Use controlled motions to raise and lower the barbell.

Variations

  1. Use dumbbells or an EZ bar instead of a barbell.
  2. Use a low pulley with an EZ bar instead of a barbell.
  3. Use a wide grip to vary the targeted muscle area.

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

1 Review

  • AaronV
    over 3 years ago
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    Can't beat the isolation you get from a preacher curl.

Equipment Needed

Tips

  1. 12 to 15 repetitions make 1 set. Do this exercise for 3 sets per workout and up to 3 times per week.
  2. Use controlled motions to raise and lower the barbell.

Variations

  1. Use dumbbells or an EZ bar instead of a barbell.
  2. Use a low pulley with an EZ bar instead of a barbell.
  3. Use a wide grip to vary the targeted muscle area.

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation