Dumbbell Incline Shoulder External Rotation

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Dumbbell Incline Shoulder External Rotation

Instructions

Preparation

Lie high up on low incline bench or reverse on decline bench on side with arm pit over leg pad (as demonstrated). Position legs lower on bench for support. Grasp dumbbell and position elbow against side and forearm across belly.

Execution

Lift dumbbell upright above elbow by rotating shoulder. Return and repeat. Flip body over and continue with opposite arm.

Comments

Maintain elbow against side and fixed elbow position (90° angle) throughout exercise. Position incline as low as possible so dumbbell can still be aligned against gravity.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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