- Hold a dumbbell in each hand at arm’s length and resting against your upper thighs.
- Keep the dumbbells 10 inches apart and your thumbs facing each other.
- Pull the ‘bells straight up until they’re nearly even with your chin.
- Keep your elbows out.
- At the top position the dumbbells should be level with your ears.
- Keep the ‘bells close to your body, and pause at the top.
- Concentrate on keeping tension on your shoulders as you lower the weights.