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Dumbbell Scapular Pull Up

The Dumbbell Scapular Pull Up targets shoulders and upper back, improving stability and posture. Ideal for rehab, it assists in restoring function post-injury with a controlled pull in each rep.
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Dumbbell Scapular Pull Up instructions
Step-by-step instructions
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Place a sturdy bench or step under a pull-up bar. Hold a dumbbell in your left hand.
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Stand on the bench and reach up to grasp the bar with your right hand.
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Bend your knees and hang from the bar, keeping your left arm straight and the dumbbell close to your body.
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Pull your body upwards by squeezing your shoulder blades together while still keeping your left arm straight.
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Lower yourself back down in a controlled way and repeat the movement for the programmed number of reps. Switch sides after you complete your reps.
Place a sturdy bench or step under a pull-up bar. Hold a dumbbell in your left hand.
Stand on the bench and reach up to grasp the bar with your right hand.
Bend your knees and hang from the bar, keeping your left arm straight and the dumbbell close to your body.
Pull your body upwards by squeezing your shoulder blades together while still keeping your left arm straight.
Lower yourself back down in a controlled way and repeat the movement for the programmed number of reps. Switch sides after you complete your reps.
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