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Uppercut With Dumbbells

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muscles:BicepsMuscle, DeltoidsMuscle
auxiliary muscles:Pectoralis MajorMuscle, TrapeziusMuscle, Rectus AbdominisMuscle, ObliquesMuscle
required:Dumbbells (2)
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (17)
Starting PositionExecution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd Step
Starting Position (Alternative)Execution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd Step

General And Specifics

Starting Position

  • grasp two dumbbells
  • position the feet staggered for more stability
  • bend the knees a bit
  • the weights hang down at the sides
  • posture is upright

Correct Execution

  • bend one arm to 90 degrees, until the upper arm is almost parallel to the ground
  • this is a quick movement
  • bring the arm back down
  • as the first arm comes close to the starting position, raise the opposite arm
  • do several switches

tips for the training

  1. additionally, you can rotate the upper body the side of the rising arm, this strengthens the core
  2. therefor, turn to the side for instance on the right leg and do the uppercut with the left arm
  3. turn back, as the arm comes down again and switch sides