Lying Cable Curls

How to do the Lying Cable Curls

Start by lying on a bench with your arms straight up holding a straight bar attached to a cable. With your back flat on the bench lower the weight using your biceps keeping your elbows stationary (As shown)

Spotter Information

Stand beside the participant and help lower the weight.

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Biceps Brachii
  • Brachalis
  • Isolation
  • Arms
  • Cable
  • Upper Body

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
52.2 lbs9.7 70.4 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 52.2 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 26 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Lying Cable Curls

Purpose Type Level
Strength Advanced
Muscular Definition Advanced
Muscular Definition Intermediate

Make a Workout

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Tracking Your Weights

There are lots of easy ways to track your sets and reps. One easy way is through a little book that you can take with you to the gym. This book has progress charts, workouts and lots of tools you can use to always make sure you are improving.