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muscles:TrapeziusMuscle, Teres MusclesMuscle, DeltoidsMuscle
required:Dumbbells (2)
fitness level:Hard
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (5)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • hold a lighter dumbbell with over hand grip in both hands, they are next to your thighs
  • slightly bend your knees for a stable standing
  • after that, bend your elbows and lean forwards a little bit and guide the weights up
  • keep your back straight

Correct Execution

  • hold the weights up, while you bring them slowly together in front of your upper body
  • do not let the weights sink down
  • keep the elbows bent also
  • do not swing with the head or upper body
  • go back to the starting position again
  • repeat the exercise