Place your feet about 1 foot apart with dumbbells hanging in front of you, palms facing you. Bend your knees slightly Bend forward, lowering the dumbbells as far as you can and back up to the starting position. Squeeze your buttocks as tight as you can as you return to a standing position and repeat.
Semi Stiff-Legged Deadlift on page 39 Side Lateral Raise on page 40 Bent-Over Lateral Raises on page 41 Lateral Raises on an Incline on page 42 Shrugs on page 43 Upright Row on page 44
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The use of dumbbells gives you a much more comprehensive strengthening effect because the workout engages your stabilizer muscles, in addition to the muscle you may be pin-pointing. Without all of the belts and artificial stabilizers of a machine, you also engage your core muscles, which are your body's natural stabilizers.