Scaption Raise – Dumbbell

  • HOW: Hold a dumbbell with each hand with your thumbs facing forward. Raise your arms in the scaption plane (not to the side or directly in front of you - but in between). Slowly return to starting position. When raising your arm, think about leading with your thumbs, when overhead your thumbs should be facing the back wall.
  • FEEL: The muscles of your shoulder working with this exercise.¬†
  • COMPENSATIONS:¬†Avoid shrugging the shoulder blades as you move into this position.
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