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Dumbbell Incline Shoulder Raise

Exercise Data

Type: Strength
Main Muscle Worked: Shoulders
Other Muscles: Triceps
Equipment: Dumbbell
Mechanics Type: Isolation
Level: Beginner
Sport: No
Force: Push
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Dumbbell Incline Shoulder Raise Guide

Main Muscle: Shoulders

  1. Sit on an Incline Bench while holding a dumbbell on each hand on top of your thighs.
  2. Lift your legs up to kick the weights to your shoulders and lean back. Position the dumbbells above your shoulders with your arms extended. The arms should be perpendicular to the floor with your palms facing forward and knuckles pointing towards the ceiling. This will be your starting position.
  3. While keeping the arms straight and locked, lift the dumbbells by raising the shoulders from the bench as you breathe out.
  4. Bring back the dumbbells to the starting position as you breathe in.
  5. Repeat for the recommended amount of repetitions.

Variations: You can use a barbell or a smith machine in order to perform this exercise.



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Apr 8, 2012 3:53 PM: Good.



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Sep 28, 2011 8:35 PM: This is pretty good exercise to get those shoulder blade muscles worked out. I suffer from anterior scapular tilt and this is one of the exercises that was prescribed to me in PT.



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May 15, 2011 5:44 AM: A very late response, yeah, as far as I know, it works the 'Serratus', which give you those 'fingers' that run from back to front around your rib-cage.



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10/10

May 21, 2010 7:32 AM: Um so this sort of works scapular protraction right? Those little muscles at the front of the rib cage or something?



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