Dumbbell Upright Rows

For those without any shoulder problems, dumbbell upright rows are a great exercise which works most of the muscles of the upper back and shoulders. When upright rows are performed properly and safely they can really help sculpt the type of physique which many men are aiming for. Dumbbell upright rows are not as desirable for women as the majority of women aren't looking for a "football neck".


barbell upright row deltoid exercise videos workout videosRequired Fitness Equipment


Target Muscle(s)

Anterior Deltoid

Medial Deltoids



Forearms (Grip)

Biceps, Brachioradialis



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