5 best forearm exercises for women

Women who want to strengthen their forearms might include these 5 exercises in their strength-training regimen.

Bicep curl

Starting with your arms down and your palms facing your body, grip a dumbbell in each hand. Maintain a slight bend in your knees. Bend your arms and raise the weights gently and purposefully to chest height while clenching your core muscles.

Hammer curl

Put dumbbells by your sides and maintain a straight back while standing upright. Keep your arms fully extended and bend them inward. For one to two seconds, maintain this position before gently lowering your arms. 

Farmer's carry

Holding a dumbbell in each hand, step forward straight, keeping your arms at your sides to keep the weights off your leg. Repeat for a further 30 to 60 seconds.

Kettlebell halo

In a squat position on the floor, hold a dumbbell in each hand in front of your chest with your elbows bent at the sides. Keep both arms bent as you move the dumbbell around your head and in front of your chest. 

Plate pinch

Holding a weight plate by the top with either hand and maintaining your arms at your sides, walk ahead straight without letting the weights to brush against the side of your leg.