Exercise of the Day

 SH4118: Shoulder Flexion with Dumbbell  
 Category  Exercise  Rehab Level  Beginner
 Body Part  Shoulder  Muscle(s)  deltoid - anterior, deltoid - lateral, pec major - clavical head, coracobrachialis, , Shoulders
 Equipment  Dumbbell
 Purpose  Increase shoulder strength and muscular endurance.  Benefits  Improved stability, functional strength and injury prevention.
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 Starting Position  Movement
Begin standing, holding dumbbell in hand at side. Arm should be fully extended with palm facing inward.
Activate core muscles. Lift arm directly in front until it reaches shoulder level. Arm should remain straight with thumb up. Slowly return to start position. Repeat for prescribed repetitions and sets. Alternate sides as directed.