Which Foot Placement Provides Better Stability when Performing the Barbell Biceps Curl Exercise—Staggered or Parallel?

by Joyce Blandino and Michael Krackow, CSCS, TSAC-F
Personal Training Quarterly August 2019
Vol 6, Issue 2


The purpose of this article is to examine which foot placement (staggered or parallel) provides better trunk stability when performing the barbell biceps curl exercise.

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Michael Krackow is a Professor in the Department of Physical Education at Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in Lexington, VA. He is also the Director ...

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