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Dumbbell Squat with Lateral Raise Exercise

Dumbbell Squat with Lateral Raise

Starting Position Stand tall with back and legs straight, feet hip-distance apart, toes pointing forward. Hold dumbbells next to your hips, palms facing inward.

Action INHALE: Bend knees and hips to squat down, keeping chest lifted, back straight and knees behind your toes.

EXHALE: Straighten legs and lift weights to the sides, up to shoulder-height with straight (but not locked) elbows.

Special Instructions Try to lift weights in a slow and controlled manner without using momentum to ''swing'' arms up to shoulder height.

Muscles Worked: Shoulders, Quads

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