Alternating Dumbbell Curls is a strength building exercise for the biceps and forearms. Performing the curls in an alternating manner ensures muscular balance on both sides of the body. Doing this exercise while on the StrongBoard Balance Board will also improve core strength and balance. Check out Jacques La Ventures.
This exercise requires a dumbbell.
1. Stand on platform with your spine erect, chest up, feet shoulder width apart, a dumbbell in each hand.
2. With your knees slightly bent, curl one dumbbell up to your shoulder and then back down next to your hip. Alternate each arm for the desired amount of repetitions.
Tips: Keep abs engaged. Be sure to exhale as you curl the dumbbell. Face your palms inward to focus on your forearms, or your palms out for the traditional curl, focusing on the biceps. For an added challenge, keep the board level while alternating dumbbells!