How to Do Cross Bench Dumbbell Single Straight Arm Pullover
Complete every rep in a slow and controlled manner and use a lightweight until you have properly learned the technique and an appropriate depth.
Beginning Straight Arm Chest Pullover
Lay facing upwards on a flat bench and grasp a dumbbell firmly with one hand.
Straight Arm Chest Pullover Movement
1. To begin the exercises, lower the weight to a comfortable depth depending on your flexibility. Usually, this is around head level, so you are in a straight line. If you feel too much strain during any portion of the movement, stop and lower the weight.
2. Begin pulling the weight back up, raising it above your body in the starting position.
3. Complete all of your repetitions, then repeat this movement with the other arm.
Straight Arm Chest Pullover Benefits.
The straight arm pullover also strengthens the deltoids and other smaller muscles that surround the shoulders and help to stabilize the rotator cuffs, lowering your risk of shoulder injury. Overall, the dumbbell pullover can help you gain strength while also preventing injury.