How to do Dumbbell Hammer Curl

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Difficulty: Medium

Impact Level: Normal

Target Body Parts: biceps, Target Body Parts: biceps


Stand with good posture and dumbbells by your sides, so the ends of them point forwards, like holding a hammer in each hand. Raise the right dumbbell up to your right shoulder, keep you elbow tucked at your side then lower it. Repeat on the left arm and keep alternating arms for the duration of the exercise. Keep your core engaged and avoid swinging your body or arms to generate momentum.

How to make Dumbbell Hammer Curl easier

You can do this exercise with lighter dumbbells or even just bodyweight or using a small bottle of water in each hand.

How to make Dumbbell Hammer Curl more challenging

You can make this exercise harder by trying it with heavier dumbbells or by doing it for more reps or at a slower rate.

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