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Transform Your Upper Body With These 18 Strengthening Exercises

PopSugar Logo By Tamara Pridgett of PopSugar | Slide 2 of 19: Lean forward and bend both knees, remembering to keep a flat back.Extend your arms so they are straight. Lift the dumbbells straight up to chest level, squeezing your shoulder blades together as you do. Be sure to keep your elbows in and pointed upward. Don't arch your back.Slowly lower the weights back to the starting position to complete one rep.Complete 10 reps.

Bent-Over Row

  • Lean forward and bend both knees, remembering to keep a flat back.
  • Extend your arms so they are straight. Lift the dumbbells straight up to chest level, squeezing your shoulder blades together as you do. Be sure to keep your elbows in and pointed upward. Don't arch your back.
  • Slowly lower the weights back to the starting position to complete one rep.
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