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1 Leg Bent Row with Dumbbell

What it does?

An advanced total body exercise to help improve balance and increase strength in your upper back. Can be done using dumbbells, a barbell or resistance band

What you need?

Two dumbbells

How do you do it?

- Stand with feet about shoulder width apart and knees slightly bent
- Hold the dumbbells by your sides so your palms are facing your thighs
- Stand on one leg and bend over at the waist to roughly 45 degrees
- Begin to pull the dumbbells up so that they are level with the chest, keeping your back straight
- Pause briefly at the top and then lower them back down to the start position
- Repeat movement

Key Points

- Prevent injuring your back by starting off with light weights and gradually build up
- Do not perform if you suffer from any type of back injury
- Take 2-3 seconds to raise and lower the dumbbells



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