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Overhead Cable Curl

This Bicep Exercise utilizes the Cable Pulley to Isolate and keep Tension on your Biceps from a Different Angle

Welcome to our Overhead Cable Curl Exercise Instruction Guide!

On this page you'll learn how to do this version of the bicep curl using the correct technique. Below you'll find pictures, exercise instructions, and tips on how to get the most out of this and other bicep exercises so you can immediately add to your bicep workouts.

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Exercise Summary

Exercise Name:Overhead Cable Curl
Main Muscle:Biceps
Secondary Muscle(s):N/A
Exercise Type:Pull, Isolation
Equipment Required:Cable

Exercise Description and Instruction:

This arm exercise utilizes the cable pulley to isolate and keep tension on your biceps from a different angle than you can normally hit the biceps with using dumbbells or a barbell.

overhead cable curl
overhead cable curl

Perform This Exercise:

  1. Attach a stirrup handle to each side of a high pulley on a cable machine.
  2. Grasp the handles with an under hand grip (palms facing up) and stand with your feet shoulder width apart and extend your arms fully to each side.
  3. While keeping your elbows steady, curl your wrists towards the sides of your head.
  4. Contract your biceps and pause for a moment and then return to the starting position.


While there aren't any variations of the high cable curl, view some of our other cable exercises for your biceps.

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