Dumbbell Seated Upright Row

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Dumbbell Seated Upright Row

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on end of bench with legs far apart. Grasp dumbbell between legs with arm vertical under shoulder. Position torso slightly forward with hand on knee for support.

Execution

Pull dumbbell to front of shoulder with elbow leading out to side. Allow wrists to flex as dumbbell rises upward. Lower and repeat.

Comments

When dumbbell is raised, wrist should be in front or just below of shoulder; elbow should be to side, not too pointing forward. See Upright Row Safety. Also see Dumbbell One Arm Upright Row in standing position.

Classification

 Utility: Basic
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Pull

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