Strength

Dumbbell Overhead Row

The Dumbbell Overhead Row boosts upper back and shoulder strength. Ideal for enhancing endurance and improving upper body strength, each row targets key muscles.
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Dumbbell Overhead Row instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand upright while holding a dumbbell in each hand with an overhand grip, letting your arms hang naturally in front of your body.
2
Bend your elbows and lift the dumbbells until they reach shoulder height, make sure to keep your elbows slightly above or level with your shoulders.
3
Pause at the top of the motion.
4
Slowly lower the weights back to the starting position in a controlled manner.
5
Repeat for your chosen number of reps, ensuring not to let your arms fully extend at the bottom of the movement.
Stand upright while holding a dumbbell in each hand with an overhand grip, letting your arms hang naturally in front of your body.
Bend your elbows and lift the dumbbells until they reach shoulder height, make sure to keep your elbows slightly above or level with your shoulders.
Pause at the top of the motion.
Slowly lower the weights back to the starting position in a controlled manner.
Repeat for your chosen number of reps, ensuring not to let your arms fully extend at the bottom of the movement.
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Muscles used
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