- Stand in front of a cable pulley. Feet are shoulder-width. Your core is tight and lower back is flat. Hold the cable bar and let it hang in front of you. Keep the weight close to your body.
- Without using your arms, exhale and bring your shoulders towards your ears.
- Hold the movement at the top then slowly bring the weight back down.
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