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Arm Circle, Lying

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Human
muscles:DeltoidsMuscle
synergists:Pectoralis MajorMuscle, TrapeziusMuscle, Teres MusclesMuscle
required:Dumbbells (2) or Weight Cuffs
optional:Fitness Mat
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (17)
Starting PositionExecution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd Step

General And Specifics

  • you only need small weights for this shoulder exercise to train the shoulders completely (two water bottles with the same weight are also possible)

Starting Position

  • place the weights a little wider than hip width apart on the floor
  • lay down on your back between them, the weight are next to your butt
  • for more stability, bend the legs
  • now encompass the weights with under hand grip (palms point up)

Correct Execution

  • lift the weights with stretched and slightly hovering arms
  • guide them above your head in a wide bow
  • the upper arms are next to your ears in the final position
  • make sure that the arms are always parallel to the floor
  • afterwards, come back to the starting position and guide your always hovering arms back
  • do several ones