Upright Row - Free Weight
Other types of Upright Row: Machine Resistance Tube Stability Ball
Pick up two dumbbells and turn your palms to face the front of your thighs. Lean slightly forward and start with your arms in a vertical position. Bend your knees slightly and keep your spine in neutral.
Lift your elbows towards the ceiling and keep your shoulders down. Pause when your elbows are just above shoulder height, then lower to starting position and repeat.
Lateral and anterior deltoid, Supraspinatus, Brachialis, Brachioradialis, Biceps brachii, Middle and lower trapezius, Serratus anterior, Infraspinatus, Teres minor
TIP: Keep your hands close to your body and close to each other.
Variations for Upright Row
A more advanced version of the seated deltoid fly.
This exercise helps add shape to your shoulders and can help develop good posture.
Using a bar for this exercise may allow you to lift slightly more weight than with dumbbells, and still allows you the freedom to move in a manner feels best to your arms.
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