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Dumbbell Bent Over Row (Alternating)

  • Beginner
  • Dumbbell
  • Upper Back

Setup instructions

1) Stand tall with your chest up and core tight.

2) Hinge forward from the hips, keep the back flat and have a slight bend in the knees.

3) Grab the weights and let them hang towards the floor - directly under your shoulders.

Perform instructions

1) Slowly pull one weight towards your body and squeeze the shoulder blades together.

2) Pause for a second and bring your arm back to the starting position.

3) Repeat on the other side.

Health benefits

Muscular Endurance

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