Use Dumbbell Weights

How To : Do forward arm raises with dumbbell weights

Watch this instructional fitness video to do forward arm raises with dumbbell weights. Raise each arm one at a time. Exhale on the way up and inhale on the way down. Keep your elbows slightly bent. The dumbbell front raise works the front of the shoulder.

How To : Do anterior raises with dumbbell weights

Watch this instructional fitness video to do an anterior raise with dumbbell weights. Raise each arm one at a time. Exhale on the way up and inhale on the way down. This exercise works the anterior deltoid, or front of the shoulder.

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

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 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 : 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 : Execute incline dumbbell flys for weightlifiting

Incline dumbbell flys are an essential part of lifting weights and strength training. This fitness how-to video tutorial demonstrates how to pump up with dumbbell flys on an inclined bench. Learn tips and techniques for working out the chest, back, shoulders, and arms in this ...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 a walking lunge with a weighted twist

Whereas mental weights are often despised as mettlesome and fatiguing, dumbbell weights are welcomed as soul rejuvenating pleasures that spic, span, and slenderize contours. Get weighed down today with the walking lunge with weighted twist exercise move, which involves lungin ...more

How To : Do a biceps curl in perfect form with weights

Have you tried working out with a bicep curl? Biceps curls are an essential part of lifting weights and strength training. This fitness how-to video demonstrates how to do these exercises with perfect form. Getting big biceps means doing curls and lifting dumbbell weights. Lea ...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 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 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 dumbbell clean and press

Learn how to do dumbbell clean and presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This exercise converts a classic shoulder exercise, often done with a barbell or kettlebell, to take advantage of its leg-busting potential. Put squats between the elements o ...more

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 a single dumbbell windmill and Arnold press

Learn how to do a single dumbbell windmill and Arnold press. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Here's an exercise that's all about position. The challenge is to maintain a vertical arm on one side as you reach straight downward with the other. Add a d ...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 : 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 : Workout with dumbbell up rotators on a spin bike

Learn how to do dumbbell up rotator on a spin bike. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The dumbbell upward rotator helps warm up and strengthen the rotator cuff muscles. Do this exercise with light weights to loosen them up and help minimize the risk 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 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 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 : Do squats for dummies

Squats strengthen your butt muscles, hamstrings and quadriceps. First, pick up your dumbbells. Bring the dumbbells by your hips, thighs or let them hang by your side. Next, stand with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward and stand straight and tall. Sit down l ...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 stability ball dumbbell skull crushers

Learn how to do stability ball dumbbell skull crushers. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Don't let the name scare you away from this tried-and-true triceps builder. Proper focus on technique and use of appropriate weights will keep you from bonking y ...more

How To : Do dumbbell walking lunges

Learn how to do dumbbell walking lunges. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Walking lunges give the muscle-building benefits of traditional lunges with the additional benefit of balance and control training. Add the weight of dumbbells to increase the d ...more

How To : Do dumbbell squats

Squats are probably the most useful exercise you can do at the gym—no other single exercise encourages more muscle growth. With a range of motion that incorporates many different muscle groups in the legs, core and upper body, squats not only strengthen those muscles, but also ...more

How To : Do seated arnold presses

Learn how to do seated arnold presses. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Good trainers love this strength-training exercise because it targets and isolates both the front and side heads of the deltoid muscles. Lowering the dumbbells gradually down in ...more

How To : Do single-arm alternating dumbbell curls

Learn how to do single-arm alternating dumbbell curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Single-arm alternating dumbbell curls work the biceps of each arm individually while overlapping reps to get your heart rate up. Muscles Worked Biceps Starting ...more

How To : Do alternate lockout push ups on dumbbells

Learn how to do alternate lockout push ups on dumbbells or a medicine ball. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Starting Position Place two flat-sided dumbbells or medicine balls on the floor. Use a heavy weight so that they will be steady and still throughout t ...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 : 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 4 types of dumbbell punches

Get the shoulders of a boxer without ever entering the ring. This exercise builds your shoulders with a series of classic boxing moves, with weights in each hand to up the ante. Learn how to do dumbbell punches (the four types are: side-to-side, cross up, cross down, and hooks ...more

How To : Do a killer bicep & tricep bodybuilding workout

Here is a killer arm workout you can do at home with just a set of dumbbells to help get those huge guns. You will be sore for days after doing this workout. This is for the advanced bodybuilder. There are six exercises, three for biceps and three for triceps. The entire work ...more

How To : Tone abs with the Turkish get-up exercise

This exercise from Men's Health will tax your whole body. The abs workout exercise called the "Turkish get-up" will especially tax the core muscles and shoulder muscles as you progress your way to heavier dumbbells. Lie on your back with your legs straight. Hold a dumb-bell i ...more

How To : Do jump triceps bench dips

Learn how to do jump triceps bench dips and sculpt your body without weights. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Bench dips are an ideal triceps isolating exercise, using the weight of your body against the muscle. Here you'll add a “jump” aspect for an ...more

How To : Do squats correctly

This video in the Fitness category will show you how to do squats correctly. This exercise is meant for the legs. The easiest way to do this is to sit down and stand up using a bench. The bench should be about knee height. Technically the line from the ankle to the knee and t ...more

How To : Strengthen your legs with walking lunges

Learn how to do walking lunges. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Walking lunges give the muscle-building benefits of traditional lunges with the additional benefit of balance and control training. Starting position Stand on the floor with your arms ...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 : 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 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 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 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 dumbbell step-ups

Learn how to do step-ups. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The one leg step-up is a simple and effective leg exercise that strengthens leg muscles while building balance and leg-muscle control. Muscles Worked Legs Starting Position Stand facing a fl ...more

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