Dumbbell upright row

How to do dumbbell upright row:

  1. With your arms completely extended in front of you and the palms of your hands facing your body, stand straight.
  2. Maintain good posture with your knees slightly bent and your feet shoulder-width apart.
  3. Pulling your elbows up and out to the sides while maintaining their height above your wrists, raise the dumbbells while taking a deep breath.
  4. Continue to lift the dumbbells until they are at your chest and your elbows are at, or just above, shoulder height.
  5. Hold the dumbbells in the higher position for a brief period, then breathe out and bring them back to the starting position.

The benefits of the dumbbell upright row:

  • Deltoid muscles are the primary focus of dumbbell upright rows, which help to strengthen and enlarge the shoulders.
  • Additionally working the trapezius and upper back muscles, this exercise promotes the development of the entire upper body.
  • Enhancing upper back strength can assist to improve posture and lessen shoulder hunching.
  • Several daily actions and movements require strong shoulder and upper back muscles.


Remember to warm up before starting, practice appropriate technique, and start with a weight you can easily handle. If you’ve never done this exercise before, think about getting advice from a fitness expert to guarantee proper execution and avoid any potential problems.

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