DESCRIPTIONThis is a three part movement.
Stand with feet shoulder width apart, slight bend in the knees, abs tight, holding a dumbbell in each hand, and arms straight down in front of you so your palms face the front of your thighs.
Keeping a slight bend in the elbows, exhale as you lift your arms out to the side to bring the dumbbells up to shoulder height. Inhale as you lower the dumbbells back to your sides, and don't let the dumbbells touch your sides between reps.
Next, keeping the dumbbells tight to your body, exhale as you lift the dumbbells up until they are right below your shoulders by pulling your elbows up towards the ceiling.
Next, keeping your elbows in the air, rotate your shoulders so that your hands point upwards. Your shoulders should be at right angles away from your body, with your elbows at shoulder height. Then, without arching your back, exhale as your straighten your arms up towards the ceiling, bringing the dumbbells together above your head.
Inhale as you lower the dumbbells back to the starting position.