One of the few exercises to work your chest and back at once, this works your chest through a wide range of motion for impressive results.
Dumbbell Pull Over
1.Lie flat on a bench with your head and shoulders supported and your feet flat on the floor.
2. Hold a single dumbbell with both hands over your chest and engage your core.
3. Slowly lower the weight behind your head, keeping a slight bend in your elbows.
4. Raise the weight back over your head to return to the start position.
Cable Pull Over
The cable provides a safer version of the move while also working your muscles through a greater range of motion under constant tension.
Gym Ball Dumbbell Pull- Over
The instability of the ball forces your core into action to keep your body balanced.
Dumbbell Pull-Over Press
Bending your elbows as you lower the weight behind your head and then straightening them as your return it to the start position brings your triceps into play
Please seek the advice of a GP, physiotherapist or a medically qualified personal trainer before commencing any exercise to avoid the risk of any injury. We do not advise performing any exercise if it exhibits any pain or discomfort in any way.
If you have any questions or queries about any of the exercises, please contact the Didsbury clinic (Manchester) to discuss with your physiotherapist or personal trainer.