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How to Do Bent Over Rear Delt Raises with Dumbbells

Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: http://bit.ly/MMASurgeEp1 Muscles Worked This rear deltoid raise exercises your posterior deltoids, which are the muscles of your upper back.? Getting Started This exercise can be complicated to perform, so it's important to make sure you have the correct form.? Start off standing on the floor with a dumbbell in each hand. You can also do the exercise without dumbbells. Your palms should be facing each other. Bend your body at the hip, leaning forward but not extended too far. Bring your shoulders up and keep your spine neutral.? Extend the dumbbells below your head and bend the elbows slightly.? Perform the Exercise Once you're in the start position, you can begin doing the rear deltoid raises.? * Bring the arms up and back towards the ceiling.? * Keep your head forward during this movement. * Make sure the arms are extended out to the side once they are level with the shoulders.? * Keep your chest pushed forward and your shoulders rounded back.? * Bring the arms back down to the start position. * Repeat this movement in three sets, with 10 to 15 repetitions.? Alternate Form You can also perform the rear deltoid raises from a seated position.? * Start off sitting down on a bench or a medicine ball.? * Lean your chest forward and down towards your knees.? * Extend your arms forward with the dumbbells in your hands.? * Bring your arms up and back to the level of your shoulders and then bring them back down to the starting position.? Disclaimer:?There is no "one size fits all" approach to exercise, diet or weight loss. Please be aware that not all exercises are for everyone and this or any other exercise program may result in injury. To reduce your risk of injury, consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program. Mahalo's experts offer advice that is in no way intended as a substitute for medical counseling. Read more by visiting our page at: http://www.mahalo.com/courses/get-fit/upper-body-exercises-with-dumbbells/bent-over-rear-delt-raises/
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