Standing Hammer Curls

This exercise works all three muscles, however the hammer position works the brachialis to a greater degree than other positions and concentrates particularly on the brachioradialis. EXECUTION Straighten the legs keeping the- back straight as you lift the dumbbells to the thighs.Let your arms hang straight down at your sides with your palms facing inward. Keep your elbow in at your side. Concentric contraction: Breathe out. Flex elbow fully. Eccentric contraction: Breathe in. Lower the dumbbe


Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live healthier

Exercise benefits for seniors »

Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running

Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness

When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them.