Barbell Wrist Curls Behind The Back

Exercise Tips

  • Use only your wrists to move the weight
  • Keep your back upright

Barbell Wrist Curls Behind The Back

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

Muscle Group



1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Forearms

Equipment: Barbell

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Forearms

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward. Hold a barbell with an underhand grip, your arms hanging straight down behind your back.

  1. 1 Curl your wrists up towards the ceiling, keeping your arms in the same position the entire time.
  2. 2 Slowly return your wrists back to starting position, allowing the barbell to roll back to your fingertips.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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