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Weight Lifting for Women


Reverse Fly on Ball for Women

No weight bench? No problem. This reverse fly for women is performed on an exercise ball, which you can find at most sporting goods stores. This move targets the back of the shoulders and the upper back.

Assume starting position as shown.

Step 1
Assume starting position as shown.

Slowly raise the dumbbells out to sides and up to shoulder level.

Step 2
Slowly raise the dumbbells out to sides and up to shoulder level.

Step 3
Squeeze shoulder blades together.

Slowly lower weight to starting position; reverse fly on ball

Step 4
Slowly lower weights to starting position.

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