Dumbbell Scaption Raise

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Dumbbell Scaption Raise

The dumbbell scaption raise should begin with a good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the dumbbell scaption raise.

Beginning

Dumbbell Scaption Raise Beginning

1. Place your feet beneath your shoulders and stand tall.

2. Dumbbells should be held in a neutral grip with palms facing inward.

3. Raise your arms at a 45-degree angle up and to the sides.

4. After a brief pause, carefully drop your arms back to their starting position.

5. Perform 2 to 3 sets of 8 to 12 reps.

Movement

Dumbbell Scaption Raise Movement

1. Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand with your arms at your sides, your feet shoulder-width apart.

2. Activate your abdominals to support your back and spine then raise both your arms. At the top of the movement, you will look as if you're making a Y or a V with your arms. Your elbows will be fully extended, with your arms up and out to the side at about 45 degrees to your body. Your palms will be facing forward. Slowly bring the dumbbells back to your side and repeat the motion until you've finished your repetitions.

3. Remember to keep your body aligned throughout the movement, and resist the tendency to push your neck forward as you lift the dumbbells.

Benefits

Dumbbell Scaption Raise Benefits

Perform this exercise at home or in the gym. It builds strength and endurance in the shoulder muscles, and also activates the upper back. It also enhances the stability of your shoulder joint, and some variations of the exercise will improve your sense of balance.

Exercise Aliases

Exercises With Dumbbells, Shoulder Exercise, Scaption Exercises, Standing Dumbbell Scaption.

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