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Bent Over Shoulder Raise (Y/I)

  • Beginner
  • Body weight
  • Shoulders

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) Hang your arms towards the floor - directly under your shoulders.

Perform instructions

1) With a slight bend in your elbows and arms fairly straight, slowly lift your arms forward and out (like a 'Y').

2) Stop when your arms are somewhat parallel to the ground.

3) Pause for a second and lower them back to the starting position.

4) Lift the arms forward (like an 'I'). Pause at the top and bring them back to the starting position.

5) Repeat.

Note: for steps 1 & 4, twist the forearms in the direction you're lifting your arms in.

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