Weighted Scissor Arms

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Move Targets: Arms and core


Step-By-Step:

Step 1: Begin in standing position grasping a dumbbell in each hand, palms facing each other.

Step 2: Lower yourself into a squat by bending your knees and sitting back as if you were in a chair. Keep your chest up, knees behind your toes and your butt down.

Step 3: Extend your arms out in front of you at shoulder height, palms still facing one another. Stay put in squat position with arms almost locked and “scissor” your arms in a quick up and down motion for 60 seconds.


Modification (Beginner): Ditch the dumbbells and do not squat as deep.


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