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Shoulder Exercises: Biceps Curl

Person standing doing biceps curl exercise.

This exercise stretches and strengthens your shoulders. Before starting, read through all the instructions. During the exercise, breathe normally and use smooth movements. Stop if you feel any pain. If pain persists, call your healthcare provider.

  • Hold a ____ pound weight in each hand, with your palms facing your body. Tuck your arms close to your sides.

  • Bend your left elbow and raise the weight to your left shoulder. As you lower that weight, bend your right elbow and raise the weight to your right shoulder. Continue to alternate arms.

  • Repeat ____ times. Do ____ sets____ times a day.

 

CAUTION: Keep arms close to your body throughout the exercise. Keep your wrists straight.

Online Medical Reviewer: Bechtold, C Dustin, MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Mitchell, Bryan Sean, MD
Last Review Date: 10/31/2011
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