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Dumbbell Y Press

  • Intermediate
  • Dumbbell
  • Shoulders

Setup instructions

1) Stand tall with a slight bend in the knees - keep the chest up, core and glutes tight. The weights should be resting near your shoulders with elbows facing down. As this is an open grip exercise, palms face forward.

Perform instructions

1) Slowly extend your arms and push the weights up and out making a 'Y'. Your elbows should be pointing outwards and palms facing forward during the entire exercise.

2) Pause for a second at the top. Now, slowly lower to the starting position.

3) Repeat.

Health benefits

Muscular Endurance

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