- Sit on seat with back support just below shoulder height.
Position dumbbell over head with arm straight up or slightly
- Lower dumbbell behind neck or shoulder while maintaining
upper arm's vertical position throughout exercise. Extend arm
until straight. Return and repeat. Continue with opposite arm.
- Let dumbbell pull back arm slightly to maintain full shoulder
flexion. Keep elbow in so movement does not turn into overhead
press. Back support should not be so high that it interferes
with dumbbell being completely lowered (i.e. full range of motion).
view. Exercise may be performed on bench
without back support.