Dumbbell Lunges hamstrings

Start/Finish

Midpoint

Start/Finish

Midpoint

Starting Position: Stand with your feet together, toes pointed straight forward, and a dumbbell in each hand. Keep your shoulders squared, your chin up, and back straight.

The Exercise: Step forward with your right foot. Bend at your knees, and lower your hips until your left knee is just a few inches off the floor. Push with the right leg, raising yourself back up to the starting point. Repeat until you've done the. planned number of reps for your right leg; then do the same for your left leg.

Don 7 point your toes in or out. Both feet should point straight forward.

Don 7 lift your foot up. Keep it flat. The proper form is with one leg extended to the point where, when you bend down, your knee on the forward leg is over your foot, not way out in front of it.

Getting Started With Dumbbells

Getting Started With Dumbbells

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.

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