Words of Caution

You’ll need to use caution when incorporating dumbbell exercises in your workout routines since the risk of injury is especially high. Because your body is not fixed in position as is the case when using gym-type machines, it is especially important to be careful in maintaining good posture throughout an exercise. Moreover, you’ll want to […]

Techniques Commonly Used

Since dumbbell exercises generally do not isolate muscles, “cheating” can be very tempting. Cheating involves using body movements that help you perform a dumbbell exercise more easily. An example of cheating would be to sway your upper body forward and back when doing biceps curl. Although the dumbbell exercise will be easier to perform that […]

Equipment Required

A benefit to using dumbbell exercises in your workout routines is that they only require you to have access to a pair of dumbbells and a workout bench. Using only these two pieces of equipment you’ll be able to perform hundreds of exercises and target every major muscle group in your body. Dumbbells are available […]