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Legs Quadriceps

Dumbbell Lunges

The dumbbell lunge works the quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes. Follow the steps below to correctly perform this workout. Begin with feet together, slightly inward, and shoulder width. Take a step forward with one leg. Ensure that the step is not too big. Large steps increase the risk of injury to your back and legs. Bend […]

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Arms Tricep Exercises

Dumbbell Floor Press

The dumbbell floor press is a resistance training exercise that targets the triceps brachii and pectoralis major muscles as well as the trapezius, deltoid and back muscle. It’s performed in a similar manner as a barbell bench press but with a few nuances. To perform a dumbbell floor press correctly, refer to the following steps. […]

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Arms Tricep Exercises

Lying Dumbbell Tricep Extension

Despite its name, this exercise doesn’t just work your triceps. If you do it properly, you will also target your biceps and shoulder muscles. Follow the steps below to get the most out of this workout: Start by lying back on a flat bench Hold the dumbbells with your palms facing towards each other and […]

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Arms Tricep Exercises

Standing Bent Over Single-Arm Dumbbell Triceps Extension

Performing a standing bent over single-arm dumbbell tricep extension will target all parts of the tricep horseshoe so long as you maintain proper form throughout the exercise. Feet shoulder-width apart Pick up a dumbbell with the palm facing inward Bend at the hips to an almost parallel to the ground angle Lift your upper arm […]

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Back Lower Back

Dumbbell Bend To The Opposite Foot

How to do a Dumbbell Bend to the Opposite Foot: Start with both of your arms at your sides, palms towards you Then begin bending at the waist while moving your right hand towards your left foot Stop when your hand is above your foot Begin lifting yourself back up Stop when you return to […]

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Chest

Dumbbell Bench Press

The dumbbell bench press is an exercise that works the Pectorals Major and Clavicular. The following instructions should be followed to perform the dumbbell bench press appropriately: Lay flat on a bench with a dumbbell in each hand. The palm of your hands should be facing each other while the dumbbells rest on top of […]

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Arms Tricep Exercises

Dumbbell Tate Press

The Dumbbell Tate Press works your arms. Below are the steps needed to properly perform one. Lie on a flat bench with your chest up, shoulders back, and abs tight. With your palms facing your feet and your arms straight, hold the dumbbells above your shoulders. This will be your start position. Keeping your elbows […]

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Arms Bicep Exercises

Dumbbell Incline Hammer Curls

How to do Dumbbell Incline Hammer Curls: You will start with a bench that is adjusted to a 45-degree incline Sit on the bench with your feet firmly on the floor Allow your arms to hang naturally, with weights in both hands Begin to raise both of your hands together, bending at the elbow with […]

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Shoulders

Dumbbell Iron Cross

How to do a Dumbbell Iron Cross: Start with both arms at your sides and with your palms facing forward Keeping both arms straight, lift both weights straight up from your sides Continue to lift both arms until they are parallel to the ground Keeping both arms straight, bring both of them forward Continue this […]

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Shoulders

Cuban Dumbbell Press

The Cuban Dumbbell Press is a great warm-up or recovery workout for upper body exercise. It strengthens one’s rotator cuff and makes doing presses, pull-ups and push-ups easier. Below are the steps detailing how to do a ​Cuban Dumbbell Press: After choosing a light-weight dumbbell (ideally 5 or 10lbs), pull arms up to sternum level […]