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Dumbbell raises

The dumbbells should be held at your sides with the thumbs facing inwards. Concentric contraction: Breathe out. Lift the dumbbells in a controlled manner and pause with the arms straight out in front Eccentric contraction: Breathe in. Lower the dumbbells slowly in a controlled manner (2-4 seconds). Repeat until the desired number of repetitions are completed. Keep the back straight and bend the knees when placing-the dumbbells on the floor.

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