Exercise Guide

Prone Raise / Scaption With Dumbbells

Trapezius, Deltoids
Lower Back, Teres Muscles
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optional:Bench, Dumbbells (2)
Variations available (17)
Starting PositionExecution
Starting Position (Alternative)Execution (Alternative)

Starting Position

  • the feet are shoulder width apart
  • angle the legs a bit, to preserve the joints
  • bend the hip, until your upper body is tilted forward to at least 45 degrees
  • the arms are hanging down with a minimal bending, the palms point to each other
  • the back is straight

Correct Execution

  • lift the arms forward and outwards a bit, until they are in a line with your upper body (the upper body forms a Y then)
  • keep the elbows slightly bent and the back straight
  • hold this position for a moment, to impede the exercise
  • afterwards let the arms sink down
  • repeat it several times for an effective shoulder workout

tips for the workout

  1. additionally, you can use an angled weight bench for more stability
    • lay your front on the bench and execute as described above
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