Barbell Wrist Extension

Barbell Wrist Extension exercise

Muscles Worked

Muscles worked by barbell wrist extension

Primary

  • Forearm Extensors

Instructions

  • Grab a barbell with an overhand grip and rest your forearms against your thighs, or alternatively against a bench.
  • Lower your hands towards the floor.
  • Reverse the motion by bending your wrists upwards.

Commentary

Barbell wrist extension trains the muscles in the forearm that extends your wrist. As an alternative, you can perform the exercise with a dumbbell, or rest your forearms against a bench instead of your legs.

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