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Dumbbell Standing IYT

The Dumbbell Standing IYT is a versatile, full-body exercise targeting the shoulders, upper back, and core. Enhancing strength, stability, and flexibility, it's perfect for improving posture or rehabilitating shoulder issues.
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Dumbbell Standing IYT instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold one dumbbell in each hand at your side.
2
Raise both arms straight up in front of you until they are level with your shoulders, forming an 'I' shape.
3
Lower your arms, then lift them out to your sides to shoulder height, forming a 'T' shape.
4
Finally, lower your arms and lift them at a 45-degree angle to the sides, forming a 'Y' shape.
5
Lower the weights back to the starting position in a controlled manner and repeat for the programmed number of reps.
Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold one dumbbell in each hand at your side.
Raise both arms straight up in front of you until they are level with your shoulders, forming an 'I' shape.
Lower your arms, then lift them out to your sides to shoulder height, forming a 'T' shape.
Finally, lower your arms and lift them at a 45-degree angle to the sides, forming a 'Y' shape.
Lower the weights back to the starting position in a controlled manner and repeat for the programmed number of reps.
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