Exercise How To:

Curl and Delts with a Barbell


Muscles Worked: Biceps, shoulders, trapezius, core muscles.

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart. Hold the barbell with your arm fully extended in front of you. Your palms should be facing up.

Action: Bend your elbows to curl the dumbbells to your shoulders. Keep your palms facing up throughout the curl motion.

With your palms facing you, push the barbell up in front of you until your elbows are even with your shoulders.

Return the barbell back to the top of the curl position, so that the barbell is at your chest with your palms facing you.

Return the barbell to the starting position.

Muscles Worked

BicepsShouldersAbdominal Muscles

Exercises Using Barbells

Curl and Delts with a Barbell
Two Arm Curls with a Barbell
Upright Rows with a Barbell
Upright Row Squat with Barbell



1. Keep your abdominal muscle tight throughout the exercise for stability.

2. Keep your head straight when your raise the barbell from the end curl position to the shoulder press position.