Reverse Overhead Dumbbell Laterals

How to do the Reverse Overhead Dumbbell Laterals

Sit down on a bench. Grasp a dumbbell in each hand and extend your arms until they are parallel with the floor and palms up. Keep a slight bend in the arms. Slowly lift your arms until they meet overhead. Revers the movement on the way down.
Spotter Information:
Spotter will stand behind the individual and spot at wither the elbows or wrists.

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Shoulder
  • Shoulders
  • Medial Deltoid
  • Isolation
  • Dumbbell
  • Upper Body

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
39.9 lbs7.5 50.2 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 39.9 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 20 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Reverse Overhead Dumbbell Laterals

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