May 5, 2003 - by
Accessory Exercises – DB Front Raises, DB Posterior Raises, Upright Row

Accessory Exercises – DB Front Raises, DB Posterior Raises, Upright Row


  • DB Front Raises
    – feet shoulder width apart, DB’s in hands and to sides of the legs
    – keep chest tall, back tight, and feet flat
    – raise the DB’s to the front keeping palms down toward the floor
    – DB’s are raised with straight arms and until they are parallel to floor
    – return down to the start position

  • DB Posterior Raises
    – feet shoulder width apart
    – bend forward from the hips, keeping chest up, back flat, feet flat
    – begin with arms extended downward while holding DB’s
    – raise the DB’s out to the side until they are parallel to the floor
    – keep arms fully extended, keeping the bent over position
    – keep chest tall, head up, back tight throughout movement

  • Upright Rows
    – grasp bar with a close grip
    – flex knees slightly, keep torso erect, and elbows pointed out and above the wrists
    – pull bar up to the chin, keeping it close to the body
    – lower slowly


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