- Sit on the edge of a bench.
- Hold the dumbbells with the thumbs pointing in.
- Keep the head and back straight.
- Pull the shoulders slightly back.
- Suck in the stomach and contract the abdominals.
- Bend the elbows to lift the weights alongside the chest.
- Keep the elbows in place along the body.
- Avoid bending the wrists.
- Avoid tilting the torso.
Do not tilt the head. Keep the back straight. Keep the abdominals contracted. Avoid bending the wrists.