Category Archives: Dumbbell Exercises

Three Day Workout with Dumbbells

The three day workout routine is probably the most popular because it gives you a good balance between training and rest.You usually see people that train three times a week on monday-wednesday-friday gym days.

We already talked about the 3 day workout routine, but here I just want to give you an example of how to do the three day split using only dumbbells. [...]

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Dumbbell Tricep Exercises

Tricep extensions, french you know all the dumbbell tricep exercises?

There are actually a few more that are very effective to build big arms... After all, triceps are 3/5 of your upper arm!I am sure that you are quite familiar with dumbbell tricep workouts, have you already done all of them?

  • Overhead Tricep Extension
  • One Arm Tricep Extension
  • Tricep Kickback
  • Close Grip Dumbbell Press
  • Dumbbell French Press

Overhead Tricep Extension
Let's start from my favorite, the overhead tricep extension. [...]

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Dumbbell Ab Exercises

Compared to other muscle groups, dumbbell ab exercises are quite limited.There are only two exercises for abs that can be done with dumbbells.

One is for the front abs and one is for obliques:

  • Dumbbell Crunches
  • Dumbbell Side Bends

That's it. [...]

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Dumbbell Shoulder Exercises

Dumbbell shoulder exercises are usually the ideal type of workout to train deltoids. If you have ever had a personal trainer writing down a workout routine for you I am sure he/she included shoulder exercises with dumbbells.

You can obtain good results with cables and machines too, but dumbbells and free weights in general are always preferable. [...]

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Dumbbell Back Exercises

I decided to write this page after a friend of mine asked me what dumbbell back exercises I would suggest, because all he could think of was bent over rows.

Well, I had to think for a bit, and fortunately I came up with six exercises that are quite effective for back workout. [...]

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Dumbbell Bicep Exercises

It's finally time to show you all the dumbbell bicep exercises that you can do at home, or at the gym.There are five different main exercises, that can become seven if we consider seated and standing position for two of them.

If you want to train biceps there is one movement that you have to do: bicep curl. [...]

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Dumbbell Chest Exercises

Dumbbell chest exercises are by far my favorite, and those that I do more often at the gym.

In fact, I use dumbbells mostly for chest, shoulder and bicep exercises. For leg, back, tricep and ab workouts I tend to prefer barbells, cables and machines. [...]

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All Dumbbell Exercises

Every workout routine, whether you're an expert or not, should include dumbbell exercises.I love training with dumbbells, and for those that can only workout at home it can be their only option.

And I'd's a very good option because, as we will see together, you can train all your muscle groups with just a pair of dumbbells. [...]

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Dumbbell Forearm Exercises

Two dumbbell forearm exercises for you guys:

  • Dumbbell Wrist Curls
  • Dumbbell Forearm Curls

That's it? Yes, unfortunately forearms can't be trained with a big variety of workouts. There are only these two exercises that you can do with dumbbells. [...]

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Dumbbell Leg Exercises

Wondering about dumbbell leg exercises? I am not a big fan of leg workout with dumbbells.Yes I do calf raises and sometimes lunges, and that's pretty much it, and you?

First things first, which leg exercises can we do with dumbbells?Here is the full list:

  • Dumbbell Squat
  • Dumbbell Lunges
  • Step Ups
  • Deadlifts/Stiff Leg Deadlifts
  • Calf Raises

Dumbbell Squat
Let's start from the one that I don't like. [...]

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