Cross Body Hammer Curl

The cross body hammer curl is an exercise that targets the muscles in your forearms, biceps, and shoulders.

Cross Body Hammer Curl
Cross Body Hammer Curl


To perform this exercise, you will need a pair of dumbbells.

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms by your sides, holding the dumbbells.
  2. Keep your elbows close to your body and curl one dumbbell across your body towards your opposite shoulder.
  3. Lower the dumbbell back to the starting position and repeat the movement with the other arm.
  4. Continue to alternate arms, completing the desired number of repetitions.


It’s important to keep your form controlled and avoid swinging the dumbbells as you perform the exercise. You can also try this exercise with a single dumbbell, using one arm at a time.

Alternative Exercises For Cross Body Hammer Curl

Alternate Hammer Curl

Cable Hammer Curl (Rope Attachment)

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