Dumbbell Around Pullover
This exercise involves holding a dumbbell with both hands and lowering it behind your head while keeping your arms straight. Then, you bring the dumbbell back up and over your chest, completing one repetition. It primarily targets the chest, back, and triceps muscles.
Dumbbell Around Pullover Instructions
- Start by lying on a bench with your feet flat on the ground and your knees bent.
- Hold a dumbbell with both hands and extend your arms straight up towards the ceiling.
- Slowly lower the dumbbell behind your head, keeping your arms straight and your elbows locked in place.
- Once the dumbbell is behind your head, slowly bring it back up to the starting position, making sure to keep your arms straight and your elbows locked in place.
- Repeat for the desired number of reps.
Dumbbell Around Pullover Form & Visual
Dumbbell Around Pullover Benefits
- Targets multiple muscle groups including the chest, back, shoulders, and triceps
- Improves upper body strength and endurance
- Increases flexibility and range of motion in the shoulders
- Can be modified for different fitness levels by adjusting weight and reps
- Can be done with minimal equipment, making it a convenient exercise to do at home or while traveling
Dumbbell Around Pullover Muscles Worked
- Pectoralis Major
- Latissimus Dorsi
- Triceps Brachii
- Serratus Anterior