Dumbbell pull over
It is vitally important you perform this exercise in a controlled manner and have a spotter close to the weight at all times, due to having a heavy weight above the head.
Performing dumbbell pull overs
When training for muscular size it is often best to train in a rep range of 6-12 repetitions, although there is often much debate on the optimal rep range. It would be advisable to experiment with different ranges to see which suits you.
- Find a dumbbell that is of a suitable weight for you to perform the
- Rest upper back on a bench, with your body facing perpendicular to the
- Keep back straight, and bend knees to stabilise body in position.
- Grasp the inner side of the dumbbell plate with both hands, making sure you
have a firm grip.
- Position dumbbell over your head, with a slight bend in the elbow joint.
- Whilst keeping perfect body posture, stretch upper arms behind head, keeping
bend in elbows.
- Once upper arms are parallel to the ground, bring arms back to starting
- Repeat for desired number repetitions.
Pull overs courtesy of Fitness Uncovered - Bodybuilding & Fitness
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