What exercises target the short head?
These are the bicep exercises we get clients to work on to target the short head muscle.
- Wide-Grip Barbell Curls. The first exercises isolating the short head are the wide-grip barbell curls. …
- EZ Bar Preacher Curl. …
- Concentration Curls. …
- Spider Curls. …
- Reverse Curls. …
- Chin-Ups. …
- Hammer Curl. …
- Rotating Curls.
Where is the short head of the bicep?
Biceps brachii muscle
|Origin||Short head – Apex of the Coracoid process of the scapula Long head – Supraglenoid tubercle of the scapula Mnemonic: ‘You walk Shorter to a street Corner. You ride Longer on a Superhighway’|
|Insertion||Radial tuberosity of the radius Deep fascia of forearm (insertion of the bicipital aponeurosis)|
What are the 3 best bicep exercises?
Best Biceps Exercises
- Barbell Curl.
- EZ-Bar Preacher Curl.
- Hammer Curl.
- Incline Dumbbell Curl.
- Facing-Away Cable Curl.
- Reverse-Grip Bent-Over Row.
- Cable Curl.
Do preacher curls work short head?
Since the long head of the biceps makes up the mass of the biceps peak, the incline curl is an effective exercise for building the biceps peak. When you perform the preacher curl, your arms move in front of your body. … Therefore, the short head of the biceps takes the majority of the load during the preacher curl.
Which bicep exercise hits both heads?
Move 1: Guillotine Curl
This unique take on the standard cable curl is a great way to target both heads of the biceps. This exercise will hit your arms from an entirely new angle. During most biceps exercises, your upper arms are parallel to your torso and you curl the weight from your waist to your chest.