Standing Dumbbell Upright Row

Step 1

Holding a dumbbell in each hand, plant both feet on the floor slightly further than shoulder-width apart. With your arms extended, hold the dumbbells directly in front of your body with an overhand grip (palms facing toward you). This is your starting position.

Step 2

Inhale. Exhale. Using the muscles in both your shoulders and arms, bend your elbows outwards and upwards to bring the dumbbells up to your chest. Avoid ‘shrugging’ your shoulders by drawing your shoulder blades down and back.

Step 3

Inhale. Extend your elbows to return to the starting position. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions.

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