How to Do
How to Do a Lateral Raise to Hammer Curl
The lateral raise to hammer curl should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.
If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the lateral raise to hammer curl.
Beginning Lateral Raise to Hammer Curl
1. Hold a dumbbell in each hand.
2. Hands should be rotated so that the palms face the thighs. You'll notice that the thumbs are facing forward as a result.
3. Flex (bend) the elbows while keeping the elbows fixed so that the lower arms lift up and toward the shoulders.
Lateral Raise to Hammer Curl Movement
1. As you work, keep your shoulders relaxed. Maintain a firm grip and wrists in line with the forearm.
2. Thumbs should be close to the shoulders at the top of the movement, palms facing in toward the midline of the body.
3. Return the weights to their original positions.
Lateral Raise to Hammer Curl Benefits
The hammer curl is only one method for developing stronger biceps muscles. The most common exercise for strengthening this muscle is the traditional biceps curl.
Dumbbell Lateral Raise, Dumbbell Hammer Curl, Curl to Lateral Raise.