Strength

Dumbbell Bent Over Row

Dumbbell Bent Over Row targets your back, arms, and shoulders, building strength and stability. The exercise involves bending over and lifting dumbbells towards your torso, thereby engaging numerous upper body muscles.
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Dumbbell Bent Over Row instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand upright holding a dumbbell in your right hand with your palms facing towards your body.
2
Bend at your waist, keeping your back straight, until your upper body is nearly parallel with the floor.
3
Let the dumbbell hang at arm length. Ensure your arm is perpendicular to your torso at the start.
4
Draw your elbow back until the dumbbell is aligned with your chest, keeping your right elbow close to your body.
5
Slowly lower the dumbbell back down in a controlled manner, then repeat the movement for the programmed number of reps before switching to the left hand.
Stand upright holding a dumbbell in your right hand with your palms facing towards your body.
Bend at your waist, keeping your back straight, until your upper body is nearly parallel with the floor.
Let the dumbbell hang at arm length. Ensure your arm is perpendicular to your torso at the start.
Draw your elbow back until the dumbbell is aligned with your chest, keeping your right elbow close to your body.
Slowly lower the dumbbell back down in a controlled manner, then repeat the movement for the programmed number of reps before switching to the left hand.
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