Low Pulley Curls

low pulley curls anatomy

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy »  and there is good stuff.


Standing in front of the machine and takes the handle with a supinated grip :

  • Inhale and flex

  • Exhale at the end of the movement

This exercise allow to real locate the effort on the biceps and pump deeply the muscle.

low pulley curls anatomy



The brachialis cross one articulation, elbow. It’s a monoarticular because it flexes only the forearm.


biceps brachii brachialis

The biceps cross several articulations, elbow and shoulder. It’s a polyarticular. It flexes forearm, raise the elbow, bring the arm to the chest and carry forearm in supination.

low pulley curls anatomy

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