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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 : Do lean barbell single side rows

Learn how to do lean barbell single side rows. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Side rows work the entire complex of muscles in your upper back. For this variation, you use a barbell rather than a dumbbell so that you can be certain you're controllin ...more

How To : Do dumbbell butterfly swim strokes

Learn how to do dumbbell butterfly swim strokes. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The butterfly swimming stroke, as any swimmer knows, works your shoulders through a full circular motion. Here you replace the resistance of the water with dumbbells. M ...more

How To : Do double dumbbell rows

Learn how to do double dumbbell rows. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Though the movement of dumbbell rows comes through your arms, the muscle development will be in your back. Bring your shoulder blades together and keep your shoulders away from yo ...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 : Exercise with free weights

Manny Castro shows you how to use free weight exercises such as the bench press, incline bench press, incline dumbbell flies, flat dumbbell flies, behind the neck dumbbell press, military press, dumbbell laterals, dumbbell front raise, dumbbell front raise, dumbbell lunges, ba ...more

How To : Strength train with dumbbell triceps kickbacks

Dumbbell triceps kickbacks are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do triceps kickbacks with weights. Begin the kickback by bending over a bench, position your knee under your hip and your han ...more

How To : Do overhead dumbbell triceps extensions

The bicep and the tricep are like the yin and yang — if you overdevelop one and not the other, it looks weird at the beach. You will need a dumbbell and a padded weight bench. Warning: In case you drop the weights, make sure no one is standing behind you, other than a spotter. ...more

How To : Build up strength with dumbbell chest flies

Dumbbell chest flies or butterfly exercises are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do chest flies with weights. Make sure your feet are flat on the ground and shoulder blades are pushed back ...more

How To : Strength train with incline dumbbell presses

Incline dumbbell presses are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do dumbbell presses on a bench that is on an incline. Make sure your feet are flat on the ground and shoulder blades are pushed ...more

How To : Do biceps hammer curls with dumbbells

Dumbbell hammer curls are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do hammer curls with dumbbells. Begin placing your feet shoulder width apart and proceed to curl the bar up to your body without t ...more

How To : Strength train with dumbbell biceps curls

Dumbbell biceps curls are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do biceps curls with dumbbells. Begin placing your feet shoulder width apart and proceed to curl the weights up to your body as yo ...more

How To : Do an Arnold shoulder press for with dumbbells

These shoulder presses are named after Arnold Swarchenegger. Presses are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do Arnold presses with dumbbells. Begin the presses by placing the weights at in fr ...more

How To : Practice proper form for dumbbell shoulder press

Dumbbell shoulder presses are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do shoulder presses with dumbbells. Begin the presses by placing the weights at shoulder height and pushing them up above your ...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 : Get Michelle Obama Arms

Stop envying the First Lady's toned arms and start working on your own with these exercises. You Will Need: * 5- to 10-pound weights Step 1 For each exercise, do three sets of 15 reps three times a week. Start with push-ups: Lie facedown on the floor, with your palm on the fl ...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 : Get ripped arms with a 3 minute arm workout

I bet you could use a pair of ripped arms, right? Well if you have three minutes and some weights you can be there in no time. This video will demonstrate exactly how to get ripped arms with a daily 3 minute workout. If you love training arms but just dont have time for those ...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 a cross body bicep curl to tone arms

Sling weights like a classic chunkhead with a lot less pain using this beginner arm toning exercise move. By moving weights across your body, one at a time, you'll challenge your biceps and pectorals but not break them. Dumbbells can be of any weight; just make sure you can h ...more

How To : Exercise your calves with free weights

Chris Cooke demonstrates how you can exercise your calves with free weights. You can do the following: standing calf raise, single calf raise, and seated calf raise. It is recommended that you do 15 repetitions of each exercise. These exercises require dumbbells, a step or sec ...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 weighted diagonal lunges

Gain muscle strength and flexibility with diagonal lunges. Learn about dumbbell exercises to promote fitness in this weightlifting video. Take action: maintain balance, keep back leg straight, and increase difficulty by adding dumbbells. Michelle, the instructor in this how-to ...more

How To : Do dumbbell rear lunges

Increase muscle strength and flexibility with dumbbell rear lunges. Learn about dumbbell weight training and exercises in this video. Take action: keep chest high, shoulders back, core tight, raise knee to increase difficulty, make sure back step is big, and add hop to increas ...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 squat with dumbbells and kettlebells

This fitness how-to video demonstrates proper form and technique for performing a front squat with both kettle bells and dumbbells. Exercising with weights is a great way to strength train muscles. Follow along with this video workout to see how easy it is to do front squats w ...more

How To : Execute a chest press with dumbbells

Have you tried working out with a dumbbell chest press? A chest press with a dumbbell is an essential part of lifting weights and strength training. This fitness how-to video tutorial demonstrates do chest presses with dumbbell exercises. Learn tips and techniques for working ...more

How To : Execute flat bench dumbbell presses

Flat bench dumbbell presses are an essential part of lifting weights and strength training. This fitness how-to video tutorial demonstrates how to strengthen your chest with dumbbell presses on a flat bench. Learn tips and techniques for working out the chest, back, shoulders, ...more

How To : Do a bodybuilding 45 minute back workout

Here is a killer 45 minute back workout that you can do at home with just a set of dumbbells and a pullup bar. This is a back (lats,latissimus dorsi)workout for the advanced bodybuilder. Make sure you have done warm-up sets for both biceps and triceps before starting this work ...more

How To : Strength train with a unilateral farmer's walk

Unilateral exercises are easier than bilateral exercises, so it's safer to start with these types of weight lifting workouts if you're an exercise beginner. Watch this video to learn the unilateral farmer's walk exercise, which involves walking around while toting a heavy wei ...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 : Work out your chest with dumbbell flys

Dumbbell flys are some of the best exercises out there for building your chest. However, many people don't know the proper way to do this and their workout suffers because of it. Follow the techniques and advice in this video to start building killer pecs. How do you get a ma ...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 a dumbbell pullover back exercise

The dumbbell pullover is primarily going to work the upper back muscles. This exercise also works just about all the muscles of the upper body to some degree. The largest muscle in the back is scientifically known as the latissimus dorsi. You might see it referred to as the "l ...more

How To : Do a one arm dumbbell chest press exercise

The one arm dumbbell chest press is perfect for strengthening the pectoralis (chest) muscles. Most chest exercises involve compound movements, or the use of more than one joint. Invariably, the triceps and anterior deltoid are often involved in chest exercises. Start by resti ...more

How To : Benchpress with powerlifting bands

The use of heavy duty resistance bands (also referred to as "Powerlifting Bands") as a strength training aid has become increasingly popular over recent years. The bands are used for accommodating resistance; a technique that involves creating maximal tension throughout a full ...more

How To : Do a complete forearm workout

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a complete forearm workout. First, grab a small weight in each hand and start to lift your forearms up into the air. Control your movement when you go both up and down, to help work your arms out better. Next, lift up gently with the weight ...more

How To : Do forced negative reps

This video is for those people who have been doing a lot of exercise for months and not getting stronger and bigger and not developing muscles. The techniques that are being shown here are advised by the professionals and skilled trainers in this area. So the technique that ca ...more

How To : Do a dumbell side bend ab exercise

The standing side bend is similar to the side crunch exercise. The only difference is that the upper body has to resist gravity in the side crunch exercise. Side bends require weighted resistance to resist gravity, but the movement is virtually the same as the side crunch. Thi ...more

How To : Do the bent over row back exercise correctly and safely

This is an easy exercise you can even do at home - all you need is a weight or dumbbell and a few chairs or similar low table to exercise on. This is a bit more challenging than a traditional exercise, but the results are worth it! Always keep your back straight.

How To : Practice proper from for a dumbbell shoulder press

Seated dumbbell shoulder presses are an important part of strength training and weight lifting. This fitness HowTo video tutorial shows you the proper way to do shoulder presses with dumbbells. Begin by sitting down, grabbing the dumbbells, bring the dumbbells up to your shoul ...more

How To : Exercise with the 1 arm dumbbell pullover

Learn how to exercise by doing the 1 arm dumbbell pullover. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: lats Secondary Muscle Group: chest, pec minor, traps - lower, triceps Base Movement: pullover Equipment: bench, dumbbell Training Type: weight training Level of Difficulty: 3 Sp ...more

How To : Exercise with the dumbbell bridge

Learn how to exercise by doing the dumbbell bridge. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: lower back Secondary Muscle Group: glutes, hamstrings, quads Base Movement: bridge Equipment: dumbbell Training Type: weight training Level of Difficulty: 4 Sport Specific: wrestling Po ...more

How To : Exercise with the dumbbell wrist curl

Learn how to exercise by doing the dumbbell wrist curl. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: forearms Base Movement: wrist curl Equipment: dumbbell Training Type: weight training Level of Difficulty: 3 Sport Specific: baseball, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, tennis, wrestl ...more

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