1. Take a firm grip of the dumbbells and allow them to rest next to your thighs with your palms facing towards you
2. Stand tall and strong with your feet placed about shoulder-width apart and a slight bend at the knee
3. When ready, exhale and bring the dumbbells upwards along the front of your body
4. Aim to bring the dumbbells up to your shoulder level before briefly pausing, and then lowering back to down the starting position
The primary muscles used in Standing Dumbbell Upright Rows are the Shoulders and Traps.