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Muscles Used


  • Hold your trunk tight and keep your back straight
  • Hold the dumbbells above your chest
  • Your arms should be almost fully extended
  • Keep your wrists straight
  • Lower the dumbbells so they are slightly higher than your chest
  • Raise the dumbbells back to the centre so your arms are almost fully extended

Muscles involved

  • Pectoralis Major
  • Anterior Deltoid
  • Triceps Brachii
— Phil @ 1:47 pm, May 31, 2006

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