- Hold a pair of dumbbells at your sides and keep them in a horizontal position.
- While maintaining a tight core and flat back, pull the dumbbells out and upwards, leading with your elbows.
- Pause when your upper arm is parallel with the floor.
- Flip the dumbbells up so that they are above your shoulders and next to your head.
- Pause and return to the starting position.
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