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Dumbbell Y Press (Elbows Behind)

  • Intermediate
  • Dumbbell
  • Shoulders · Upper Back

Setup instructions

1) Stand tall with the chest up, core tight, head neutral and back flat.

2) Grab the weights with palms facing up. Squeeze the shoulder blades together and tuck the elbows in behind your body. The forearms should be facing outwards and up.

Perform instructions

1) Slowly extend your arms up and out - the end point should look like a 'Y'.

2) Pause at the top. Now slowly retract your arms back to the starting position.

3) Repeat.

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