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How To : Do an incline dumbbell fly weight lifting exercise

In this free video exercise lesson, you'll learn how to do a incline flyes with free weights. With weight lifting, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding accident ...more

How To : Execute a flat dumbbell press for weightlifting

Dumbbell presses are an essential part of lifting weights. This fitness how-to video tutorial demonstrates working out chest muscles with dumbbell presses on a flat bench. Learn tips and techniques for working out the chest, back, shoulders, and arms in this weightlifting video.

How To : Do dumbbell 21 curls

Learn how to do dumbbell 21 curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Use three ranges of curling motion—lower half only, upper half only and full range of motion. Select a weight a little less than the normal weight you would use when doing curls for ...more

How To : Do dumbbell regular 21 curls to preacher curls

Learn how to do dumbbell regular 21 curls to preacher curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Bicep curls shouldn't always go from hip to shoulder; using half of your range of motion demands greater control within your muscles' working range of motion ...more

How To : Do dumbbell alternating chest flys

Learn how to do dumbbell alternating chest flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The classic dumbbell fly works your chest and your inner chest muscles in particular. The one-armed alternating variation has you do one side at a time, increasing the ...more

How To : Do dumbbell swings on single leg

Learn how to do dumbbell swings on single leg. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This combination exercise mixes dumbbell lateral and front raises with a one-legged support to train your shoulders, legs, balance, and coordination. You'll use your entir ...more

How To : Do seated dumbbell hammer curls

Learn how to do seated dumbbell hammer curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Dumbbell hammer curls isolate and build the brachialis portion of the biceps muscle, making them a great addition to your biceps program. Muscles Worked Biceps Starting P ...more

How To : Do speed dumbbell twisting curls

Learn how to do speed dumbbell twisting curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits For this variation on the standard dumbbell curl, you'll combine a swift and powerful hammer curl on the upswing with a regular curl on the way down to add a twisting cha ...more

How To : Do dumbbell 45-degree angle raises

Learn how to do dumbbell 45-degree angle raises. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Use light weights to warm up and strengthen the muscles of the shoulder complex. Muscles Worked Shoulders Starting Position Stand upright facing a mirror with your fe ...more

How To : Do a dumbbell freestyle swim stroke drop set

Learn how to do a dumbbell freestyle swim stroke drop set. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The dumbbell freestyle swim stroke exercise mimics freestyle swimming to strengthen the shoulders in general and the rotator cuffs in particular. Adding a dro ...more

How To : Do a seated bicep curl exercise with free weights

In this free video exercise lesson, you'll learn how to do a seated bicep curls with dumbbells. With weight lifting, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding accide ...more

How To : Do stability ball hammer dumbbell curls

Learn how to do stability ball hammer dumbbell curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Hammer curls are tough to begin with, but doing them while balancing in a modified squat against a stability ball engages your whole body in a battle for stability ...more

How To : Do stability ball dumbbell reverse flys

Learn how to do stability ball dumbbell reverse flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Think you have to move your legs to tone them? Think again. For this exercise, just stabilizing your upper body on the stability ball gives your legs a great worko ...more

How To : Do dumbbell squat thrusts with shoulder presses

Learn how to do dumbbell squat thrusts with shoulder presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This powerful combo exercise focuses on the legs and shoulders, but trains the entire body. You'll develop core strength and power as you squat and jump wit ...more

How To : Do twisting dumbbell incline chest presses

Learn how to do twisting dumbbell incline chest presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Twisting dumbbell incline chest presses work the muscles of your chest and upper back. Muscles Worked Chest, Back (upper) Starting Position Choose two dumbbel ...more

How To : Do flat bench dumbbell power press drop set

Learn how to do flat bench dumbbell power press drop set. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Combine the difficulty of a drop set with the challenge of adding speed and power to each dumbbell press for a killer chest workout. Muscles Worked Chest Starti ...more

How To : Do dumbbell lateral to front raises

Learn how to do dumbbell lateral to front raises. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Combine exercises to target more of the muscles of the shoulder complex—in this case, the front and middle deltoid muscles. Muscles Worked Shoulders (front/middle del ...more

How To : Do single leg twisting dumbbell curls

Learn how to do single-leg twisting dumbbell curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Balance is everything in this combo bicep curl, which combines a one-legged stance with a hammer curl on the upswing and a regular curl on the way down to add a twist ...more

How To : Do dumbbell front raises

Learn how to do dumbbell front raises. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits You've probably been doing dumbbell front raises since you first started working out, and in this case, an old standard is a good thing. Dumbbell front raises isolate and work th ...more

How To : Sculpt your shoulders with cable reverse raises

Learn how to do cable reverse raises. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits You may not be able to see the backs of your shoulders when you look in the mirror, but that doesn't mean they don't need strengthening to balance out your shoulder development. U ...more

How To : Sculpt your chest with the hip dumbbell press

If you've ever injured your shoulder before, then you know that it takes a lot of time and rehabilitation before you can move it around again, let alone lift weights. If you need a safe and effective chest press to complete, check out this video for how to do a hip dumbbell p ...more

How To : Do shoulder dumbbell or plate circles

Learn how to do shoulder dumbbell or plate circles. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This shoulder exercise warms up and strengthens the shoulders using simple circular motions. You can use a dumbbell or a small weight plate, but either way the challe ...more

How To : Do tube assisted dumbbell curls

Learn how to do tube assisted dumbbell curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Turn your body into a cable machine by doing curls with dumbbells and a tube simultaneously. How you stand on the tube controls the difficulty of the exercise, allowing for ...more

How To : Tone abs with a dumbbell double wood chop exercise

Before attempting this abs workout from Men's Health, make sure you're loose and start off light before increasing the weight. This "dumbbell double wood chop" exercise is a more advanced one, so be careful… start off light. Hold a light dumb-bell with a hand over hand grip, ...more

How To : Tone your biceps with speed tube curls

Learn how to speed tube curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Do curls with tubes for continuous biceps-focused resistance as you lift and lower. Change your foot position to increase the intensity. Muscles Worked Biceps Starting Position Take an ...more

How To : Do reverse dumbbell flys on incline bench

Learn how to do reverse dumbbell flys on incline bench. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Making sure your shoulders are evenly balanced from front to back is a must. Use this exercise to both strengthen and develop the back of your shoulders. The incl ...more

How To : Do dumbbell skull crushers

Learn how to do dumbbell skull crushers. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Skull crushers are a deceptively simple triceps exercise. You work the triceps by moving the lower arm—but you also have to stabilize your upper arm, making the exercise more o ...more

How To : Do seated dumbbell shoulder presses

Learn how to do seated dumbbell shoulder presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The standing dumbbell shoulder press works the core of the shoulder's deltoid muscle complex. Only do this exercise if your shoulders are free of pain or injury. Musc ...more

How To : Do seated reverse flys

Learn how to do seated reverse flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Seated reverse dumbbell flys strengthen and develop the rear deltoids, the often-used but hard-to-isolate back of your shoulders. Muscles Worked Shoulders (rear deltoids) Startin ...more

How To : Do dumbbell squat thrust with alternate lockouts

Learn how to do dumbbell squat thrust with alternate lockouts, an advanced exercise. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits A strong legs and back demand a powerful core for support. Train all three with this exercise. You'll develop power and control, and ...more

How To : Do dumbbell squat thrust with speed presses

Learn how to do dumbbell squat thrust with speed alternate neutral presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Combine two power moves for an intense leg and shoulder muscle workout. Start with a squat thrust, popping out of a squat to a plank position; ...more

How To : Do dumbbell chest press incline reduction

Learn how to do dumbbell chest press incline reduction (incline to decline). Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits These monster sets of chest presses will work your pecs from top to bottom, and then bottom to top. Use the adjustable incline bench for a ci ...more

How To : Execute decline dumbbell flys for weight training

Watch this instructional fitness video to do a decline dumbbell fly weight lifting exercise. Keep your back straight and your body in a controlled position. Exhale as you lift the weights up and inhale on the way down. This decline dumbbell fly exercise works the chest and the ...more

How To : Get bigger biceps by lifting weights

How do you get bigger biceps, the age-old quest for bigger guns. Well, first things first, more is not better. Hefting around 50-pound dumbbells as opposed to 20-pound dumbbells is not necessarily going to build you bigger biceps because what's probably happening, you're proba ...more

How To : Do a dead lift and back extension

By combining dead lift with back extensions, the result is a thorough workout of the lower body, back, and glutes. Learn how to perform dead lift with back extensions properly from a professional trainer in this workout tutorial. When doing dead lifts and back extensions you s ...more

How To : Exercise with the dumbbell push press

Learn how to exercise by doing the dumbbell push press. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: shoulders Secondary Muscle Group: calves, glutes, hamstrings, levator scapulae, quads, traps - upper, triceps Base Movement: push press Equipment: dumbbell Training Type: olympic li ...more

How To : Tone with dumbbell pushup rows

Pushups are a great workout at any level of bodybuilding. However, if you feel that you're ready for something more advanced, dumbbell rows are a good option for the next step in your advancement. They offer a new challenge and a different way to work out the same muscles you ...more

How To : Do side dumbbell lateral raises

Increase arm strength with side dumbbell lateral raises. Learn how to work out with dumbbell exercises in this training video. Take action: begin with moderate weight, keep shoulders back and chest high with abs tight, doing slow and controlled movements. Michelle, the instruc ...more

How To : Do dumbbell concentration bicep curls

Work out your arms with dumbbell concentration curls. Learn how to exercises with curls in this fitness video. Take action: stay tight without rocking, get full range of motion, squeeze at the top of the movement, and plant your elbow. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to v ...more

How To : Do dumbbell shrugs for weight training

Have you tried working out with dumbbell shrugs? A dumbbell shrug is an essential part of lifting weights and strength training. This fitness how-to video demonstrates how to increase muscle strength with dumbbell shrugs. Learn about dumbbell exercises in this workout video. ...more

How To : Do a hamstrings workout at home

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a hamstring workout at home. First, you will need to have a workout bench and a dumbbell, then lay on the bench and grab the dumbbell with your feet. Then, lift up the dumbbell with your feet and bring back down, pointing your toes and movi ...more

How To : Do tricep cruls with dumbbells

Triceps curls target the muscles at the back of the arm, building muscle mass and toning. Learn how to do triceps curl exercises in this strength training video. Take action: extend arm above head & elbow at 45 degrees, move slowly, lower weight and extend up, fix your upper a ...more

How To : Do a lateral raise exercise routine with dumbbells

In this free video exercise lesson, you'll learn how to do a lateral raise lifting routine with free weights. With weight lifting, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and a ...more

How To : Do tricep extension exercises with a dumbbell

In this free video exercise lesson, you'll learn how to do tricep extensions with free weights. With weight lifting, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding accide ...more

How To : Do front raises with dumbbell weights

Watch this instructional fitness video to do front raise weight lifting exercise. Keep your back straight and your body in a controlled position. Exhale as you lift the weights up and inhale on the way down. This one arm seated row exercise works the anterior deltoid, the fron ...more

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