Exercise Demonstrations

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Biceps Curls with Band

Starting Position
Stand on center of band with feet close together, knees slightly bent. Grip handles in front of thighs, palms facing outward. Hug elbows in tight to your torso and contract abs.

EXHALE: Without leaning back, and keeping upper arms stationary, curl hands up to your shoulders.

INHALE: Slowly lower to starting position to complete one rep.

Special Instructions
Keep upper body stationary and elbows tucked into your torso to isolate the biceps. If you have trouble balancing or keeping your torso upright (not leaning backward), stagger your stance as shown.

Make it harder: Step your feet out to the sides, closer to the ends of the band and/or grip closer towards the center as opposed to the very end (handles) of the band.

Make it easier: Step as close as possible to the center and grip the end of the band.

Muscles Worked: Biceps

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