Alternating Incline Dumbbell Curls

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your back flat on the bench
  • Make sure you do the same amount on each arm

Alternating Incline Dumbbell Curls

This exercise targets your biceps and provides a low cardio benefit.

Muscle Group



2 Days a Week to
3 Days a Week


Incline Bench, Dumbbells

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Biceps

Equipment: Incline Bench, Dumbbells

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Dumbbell Biceps

Starting Position: Position yourself face up on an incline bench that is set to a 45 degree angle. Hang your arms straight over the sides with a dumbbell in each hand, palms facing you. Keep your feet flat on the floor.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly curl one hand up to your chest, turning your wrist so that is it
    facing up.
  2. 2 Hold for a one count, then inhale and slowly lower your arm back down to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat steps one and two with the opposite arm.
  4. 4Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set, alternating arms.

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