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Best Forearm Workouts You Can Do At The Gym

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The forearm muscles are often overlooked when it comes to training plans, even though they are a fundamental muscle in so many different and more famous exercises like deadlifts and even bench presses.

In this article, we will share with you 3 simple forearm workouts you can do at the gym to improve grip strength and help develop bigger forearms.

Forearm Workout #1: Reverse Wrist Curls

Primary Muscle: Forearm

Equipment Required: Barbell, Bench

Step 1: Sit on a bench with your forearms resting on your thighs or on a bench, take an overhand grip on the bar with your wrists passively flexed.

Step 2: Curl your wrists back towards you.

Step 3: Return to the starting position

Forearm Workout #2: Wrist Curls

Primary Muscle: Forearm

Equipment Required: Barbell, Bench

Step 1: Sit on a bench with your forearms resting on your thighs or on a bench. Take an underhand grip on the bar with your wrists passively extended.

Step 2: Inhale and curl your wrists up.

Step 3: Exhale as you complete the movement

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Forearm Workout #3: Barbell Behind The Back Wrist Curl

Primary Muscle: Forearm

Equipment Required: Barbell

Step 1: Stand with your feet shoulders width apart.

Step 2: Grasp the barbell in your hands with your palms facing outwards.

Step 3: Lift the barbell up and down using only your hands while keeping your arms straight.

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