- Grasp dumbbells in both hands. Position dumbbells in front
of upper legs with elbows straight or slightly bent.
- Raise one dumbbell forward and upward with until upper arm
is above horizontal. Lower and repeat with opposite arm, alternating
- Absolute height of movement may depend on range of motion.
Raise should be limited to height achieved just before tightness
is felt in shoulder capsule. Alternatively, height just above
horizontal may be considered adequate. Elbows may be kept straight
or slightly bent throughout movement. Also see Dumbbell