PreparationGrasp dumbbells, place feet in shoulderwide stance, flex knees and hip to lean forward. Keep back straight. Hold dumbbells below shoulders and keep arms slightly flexed.
ExecutionRaise arms up by flexing rear shoulders and back. Bring shoulder blades together. Keep elbows close to torso 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, Posterior | Infraspinatus | Brachialis | Brachioradialis|
|Stabilizers||Biceps Brachii | Gluteus Maximus | Quadriceps | Hamstrings|