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Seated Dumbbell Rows

Starting Position
Begin by sitting on the floor, leaning back slightly with knees bent and feet on the ground. Hold the dumbbells out in front of your body with your arms straight and palms facing inward, so the dumbbells are at 90 degrees.

Bring dumbbells in towards your body at chest level as you squeeze your elbows behind your back as far as possible. Return to starting position. Try doing 2 sets with 10-12 repetitions.

Special Instructions
Keep elbows in towards the body, but not completely against the body, as you go through the movement.

Muscles Worked: Upper back, Biceps, Shoulders

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