Lying Down Cable Curls

How to do the Lying Down Cable Curls

Start by lying down on a mat with a cable between your legs. Now while maintaining keeping your back firmly on the ground, lift the weight using your biceps and brachialis. This is an excellent exercise because it forces you to keep your form during the whole range of motion.

Spotter Information:
A spotter can kneel beside the subject to make sure they complete a whole repitition.

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

  • PRIMARY: Brachialis
  • Biceps Brachii
  • Arms
  • Isolation
  • 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
56.4 lbs10.2 76.6 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 56.4 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 28 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Lying Down Cable Curls

Purpose Type Level
Muscular Definition Intermediate
Muscular Definition Beginner

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.