Pull over exercise demonstration

Dumbbell Pull-Over

The dummbbell pull over is an exercise designed to strenghten the core and increase mobility in the shoulders

Movements

Shoulder: 
extension/Flexion

The dumbbell pull-over is a great exercise that should be include with most of your training routines. It helps to increase the mobility in the shoulder, Train the core and is just a great exercise to warm up with.

How to do it

– Sit and grasp handles.

– Place feet on footrests with knees bent.

– Pull handles slowly towards your torso.

– Try to squeeze your shoulders blades together as you pull your elbows back

– Keep your shoulders low at all times

– Keep feet on footrests and hands on handles at all times.

– Slowly return to the start position.

Exercise Tips:

  1. Your back must remain straight at all times and your torso should be kept still throughout the entire set.
  2. Don’t let your shoulders hunch over when your arms are extended.
  3. Use the back muscles to move the weight – push yur chest up and don’t use momentum to swing the weight back.
  4. Pausing and squeezing at the back of the movement for a 1-2 count will increase intensity and results.
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