Cable Reverse Wrist Curl


  1. Attach a straight bar to a low pulley on a cable machine and stand facing the machine.
  2. Grasp the bar with an overhand grip (palms facing down) and your arms fully extended.
  3. Engage your core muscles and keep your back straight.
  4. Curl your wrists upward, lifting the bar towards your forearms and squeezing your forearm muscles at the top of the movement.
  5. Slowly lower your wrists back down to the starting position, maintaining control and keeping your forearms steady.


Also known as:Cable Wrist Extension
Category:Reverse Wrist
Typical discipline:Bodybuilding
Type:Tertiary Isolation
Primary body segment:Upper


Machine:Cable Machine
Attachment:Handle Attachment


Primary:Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus, Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis, Extensor Carpi Ulnaris
Secondary:Extensor Digitorum, Extensor Pollicis Longus, Extensor Pollicis Brevis, Extensor Digiti Minimi, Extensor Indicis, Abductor Pollicis Longus

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