Standing E-Z Curl Bar | Standing Barbell Curl

How to do the Standing E-Z Curl Bar | Standing Barbell Curl

The standing e-z curl bar curls for the biceps brachii and brachialis can be performed by standing up and having the bar infront of you with arms completely extended. Now raise the bar using your biceps keeping your elbows by your side and as still as possible. Make sure you focus on using your biceps instead of your anterior deltoids (shoulders) to perform the action as shown. Lean up against a wall and this will help keep your form during the entire exercise.

E-Z Curl Bar Curls Spotter Information:
A spotter can stand infront of the participant while helping the individual lift the bar during bad form and during fatigue.

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

  • PRIMARY: Biceps Brachii
  • Brachialis
  • Forearm
  • Arms
  • Isolation
  • Barbbell

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
58.5 lbs9 74.8 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 58.5 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 29 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Standing E-Z Curl Bar | Standing Barbell Curl

Purpose Type Level
Sport Specific Intermediate
Muscular Definition Beginner
Muscular Definition Beginner
Muscular Definition Intermediate
Hypertrophy Advanced
Muscular Definition Advanced

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Tracking Your Weights

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