Deadstop Skull Crusher

Step 1

Begin by holding a dumbbell in each hand, lie down on the floor and extend your arms to raise the dumbbells away from your torso so that you are holding the dumbbells in a neutral position (palms facing inwards) directly inline with your shoulders. This is your starting position.

Step 2

Inhale while keeping your shoulders and upper arms as still as possible bend your elbows to lower the dumbbells to the floor briefly pausing once the dumbbells touch the floor. Ensure your elbows and wrists remain in line with one another throughout the movement. Exhale and using your tricep muscles, extend your elbows to press the dumbbells above your head and return to the starting position. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions.

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