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An excellent exercise for strengthening muscles in the shoulders and the biceps in the arms. It can be performed using a pulley or free weights (figure 68). ▪ Stand close to the pulley with your feet about shoulder width apart. Grasp the bar and pull upwards making sure that you keep your elbows flared. Lower the bar slowly. If you are using free weights: ▪ Stand upright with your feet about shoulder width apart. With your arms extended, hold a barbell at waist level with an overhand grip. Your hands should be close together near the centre of the bar. Keeping your elbows above the bar and the bar close to your body, lift the barbell up to shoulder level. Lower to the starting position.

▪ Stand close to the pulley with your feet about shoulder width apart. Grasp the bar and pull upwards making sure that you keep your elbows flared. Lower the bar slowly.

▪ Stand upright with your feet about shoulder width apart. With your arms extended, hold a barbell at waist level with an overhand grip. Your hands should be close together near the centre of the bar. Keeping your elbows above the bar and the bar close to your body, lift the barbell up to shoulder level. Lower to the starting position.

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