How to Do Barbell Wrist Curl Behind the Back: Muscles Worked & Proper Form

Barbell Wrist Curl Behind the Back exercise technique

Muscles Worked in Barbell Wrist Curl Behind the Back

Muscles worked in barbell wrist curl behind the back

Primary muscles worked:


  1. Grab a barbell behind your back and let it hang in your arms.
  2. Open your hands and let the barbell roll out in your fingers.
  3. Reverse the motion by closing your grip and bending your wrists upwards.


Barbell wrist curls behind your back train the muscles in the forearm that flexes (bends) the wrist and closes your hand.

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