Reverse Fly

 Rating: 4.0/5.0
Posted by FitClick
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4:20pm filed under Back

Calories Burned:  374 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Latissimus Dorsi
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Rear Deltoids
Grab a pair of dumbbells with your thumbs turned toward each other and sit at the end of a bench.  
Keep your back flat, your elbows slightly bent, and lean forward at the waist as far as you can. Let the dumbbells hang at arm’s length. 
Slowly raise the dumbbells as high as you can without changing the bend in your elbows. Pause, then lower the dumbbells about one third of the distance to the starting position. 
Slowly raise the dumbbells back dumbbells as high as you can. Pause, then lower the dumbbells to the starting position. 

Exercise Comments

The main muscle group for this exercise is the shoulder, definitely not the lats.
The rear deltoids more exactly.
March 1, 2016 at 3:42am

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