Bicep Exercises

Drag Curl

This exercise is credited to the late Vince Gironda, the Iron Guru. It not only blasts the biceps and works the forearms as well.

Drag Curl - Step 1 Drag Curl - Step 2


  1. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, your knees slightly bent and your abs drawn in.
  2. Grasping the bar with a shoulder width overhand grip (palms down).
  3. Extend your arms fully so they are against your thighs.
  4. Slowly raise your arms, palms down, to touch your chest.


  • Do not move your elbows or shoulders during this exercise.

Drag Curl - Muscles Worked

Primary Muscle: Biceps
Secondary Muscle: Forearms
Equipment Type: Barbell

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