Dumbbell Exercises

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Latest in Dumbbell Exercises

When Are Athletes 'Strong Enough'?

How strong do you need to be? If you're an athlete who's been seriously training for any length of time, this is a question that might've come acro...

Build 'Real-World Strength' With Uneven Load Weight Training

When you load weights onto a barbell or grab two dumbbells, are they the same weight? Silly question, right? Of course they are. It'd be absurd to ...

This RDL Variation Will Work Your Hamstrings Without Hurting Your Back

Ask 10 strength coaches for their favorite posterior chain exercises, and the majority will have some variation of the Romanian Deadlift as their go-t...

3 Single-Leg Exercises Every Athlete Should Utilize

Single-leg exercises might be the most under-appreciated and under-utilized training tactic in sports performance. I believe the biggest reason for th...

Simplicity Is Always the Key When Strength Training Young Athletes

What is the overall purpose and/or goal of training for athletic performance at the middle school and high school levels? Any response given to thi...

Latest Videos in Dumbbell Exercises

Women's Lacrosse Dumbbell Lateral Lunge

Tim Robertson of Speed Strength Systems provides coaching for the Dumbbell Lateral Lunge and explains why this side-to-side exercise helps improve strength and agility in women's lacrosse athletes.

Field Hockey Dumbbell Reverse Lunge With Twist

In this field hockey training video, Tim Robertson of Speed Strength Systems explains how to perform the Dumbbell Reverse Lunge With Twist and reveals why this exercise increases shooting power.

Core Training with Brian Deegan

FMX rider Brian Deegan of the Metal Mulisha focuses on keeping a strong core by supersetting Windshield Wipers with a DB Bicycle Press exercise. Trainer Charles Dao explains the importance of exercises and how to perfom both movements.

UNC Baseball Single-Arm Dumbbell Snatch

The Tar Heel Baseball team performs the Single-Arm Dumbbell Snatch as part of their preseason power training program. The exercise is coached by head strength and conditioning coach for Olympic sports, Greg Gatz.

UNC Baseball Dumbbell Shoulder Circuit

The UNC Tar Heel Baseball team performs the Dumbbell Shoulder Circuit to strengthen their arm, shoulder and back muscles during preseason power training. It is coached by head strength and conditioning coach for Olympic sports, Greg Gatz.