- SETUP: Take one dumbbell and place your hands flat across the top end of the weight (not the handle). Stand upright with the dumbbell pressed overhead. Keep your chest puffed & shoulders back throughout the movement.
- REP: With arms extended overhead, allow the dumbbell to slowly begin dropping behind your head, ensuring you only go as low as your elbows comfortably allow you (a 90* angle is enough, any more usually creates stress on the forearms). Press the weight back up to the start position.
- TIP: If this exercise stresses your elbows but you’d still like to perform it, I recommend switching your grip. Instead of holding the top of the wieght, wrap both hands around the handle. Your hands will be in a neutral-grip, which is easier on the elbow joint.
MUSCLES WORKED BY THIS EXERCISE:
- Arms (Triceps)