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EIGHT EXERCISES WITH DUMBBELLS - MY FITNESS ROUTINE

Dumbbells are a must-have piece of equipment when it comes to strengthening muscles.So they're a bit less fun than a Swiss ball or a resistance band but they are very effective and very practical.Give them a try and you'll soon come to realise just how essential they are. See the evidence for yourself.

my dumbbells routine

Dumbbells are a must-have piece of equipment when it comes to strengthening muscles. So they're a bit less fun than a Swiss ball or a resistance band but they are very effective and very practical. Give them a try and you'll soon come to realise just how essential they are. See the evidence for yourself.

EXERCISE 1: BENCH PRESS

#Strengthening #UpperBody #Chest #Pectorals

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Get in the right position:

Lie down on your mat.

Your legs should be bent, your feet on the floor and your back flat to the floor.

Take a dumbbell in each hand and bend your arms, with elbows pointing outwards.

Exercise 2: DUMBBELL SCAPTION

#Strengthening #UpperBody #Shoulders

my-dumbbells-routine

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Get in the right position:

Stand on your mat.

Keep your body straight, your pelvis still and your feet slightly apart.

Take a dumbbell in each hand, with your palms facing your thighs, and position your arms by the side of your body.

Look straight ahead.

Exercise 3: TRICEP EXTENSION

#Strengthening #UpperBody #Pectorals #Arms #Triceps

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Get in the right position:

Lie down on your mat.

Your legs should be at right angles to the floor and the same width apart as the width of your pelvis.

Your back should be flat to the floor and your pelvis still.

Stretch your arms out, perpendicular to the floor, with a dumbbell in each hand.

Exercise 4: DIAGONAL RAISE

#Strengthening #UpperBody #Back

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Get in the right position:

Stand on your mat.

Put your left leg in front of your right leg, with both legs slightly bent.

Keep your back straight and tilt it forward.

Take a dumbbell in your right hand and let your arm hang down in front of you. Your hand should be level with your waist.

Exercise 5: SHOULDER RAISE

#Strengthening #UpperBody #Shoulders

Level ++

Get in the right position:

Stand on your mat.

Keep your body straight, your pelvis still and your feet slightly apart.

Take a dumbbell in each hand, with your palms facing your thighs, and position your arms by the side of your body.

Look straight ahead.

Exercise 6: FRONT RAISE

#Strengthening #UpperBody #Shoulders #AnteriorDeltoid

Level ++

Get in the right position:

Stand on your mat.

Keep your body straight, your pelvis still and your feet slightly apart.

Take a dumbbell in each hand, with your palms facing your thighs, and position your arms by the side of your body.

Look straight ahead.

Exercise 7: BICEP CURL

#Strengthening #UpperBody #Arms #Biceps

Level +

Get in the right position:

Stand on your mat.

Keep your body straight, your pelvis still and your feet slightly apart.

You should have your arms by your sides, a dumbbell in each hand and your palms facing the ceiling.

Look straight ahead.

Exercise 8: TRICEP EXTENSION

#Strengthening #UpperBody #Arms #Triceps

Level ++

Get in the right position:

Lie down on your mat.

Your legs should be bent, feet on the floor and your back flat to the floor.

Holding a dumbbell in each hand, bend your arms and keep your elbows tucked into your side.

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