PreparationGrasp dumbbells, place feet shoulderwide apart, flex knees and hip to lean forward. Keep back straight. Hold dumbbells below shoulders, keep arms slightly flexed and elbow pointing to sides.
ExecutionRaise elbows upward by flexing rear shoulders and back. Bring shoulder blades together. Keep upper arms perpendicular to body and let forearms point down. Return, keep arms slightly flexed and repeat.
Variations / CommentsWhile extending arms let shoulders be pulled down.
|Synergist||Rhomboids | Trapezius, Middle | Trapezius, Lower | Latissimus Dorsi | Deltoid, Lateral | Infraspinatus | Brachialis | Brachioradialis|
|Stabilizers||Biceps Brachii | Gluteus Maximus | Quadriceps | Hamstrings|