Dumbbell Exercises

Dumbbell exercises are one way that athletes can build muscle and develop both upper-body and lower-body power. Discover technical keys to dumbbell exercises from the most knowledgeable strength coaches around and learn how you can get faster, stronger and more athletic with our library of STACK content.

Latest in Dumbbell Exercises

A Dumbbell Complex Workout to Build Muscle and Quickly Shed Fat

It happens all too often: You arrive at the gym foam roller in hand, with your favorite tunes blasting in your ear, ready to conquer your own 'Mount...

By: Tim Hanway MS, CSCS, ASCC, ACSM

6 Bench Press Challenges That Will Test Your Upper-Body Strength

You love the Bench Press. I love the Bench Press. Everyone loves the Bench Press. Few things are more satisfying than lifting hundreds of pounds over...

By: Andy Haley

The Brutal Full-Body Strength Workout is Only for the Strong

You've heard the great Muhammad Ali say this right? He used this approach in the ring to absolutely punish his opponents with speed and finesse. Well, I...

By: Ben Boudro

Improve Your Strength and Endurance With This Dumbbell HIIT Circuit

High Intensity Interval Training also known as HIIT has picked up popularity in the last couple years for it's short duration, long burn style workouts....

By: Alena Luciani

Why Single-Leg Exercises Are Crucial to Building Lower-Body Strength

Split Squats and Lunges are often labeled "sissy" exercises. At worst, they're deemed suitable only for chicks strutting around on the gym floor rocking...

By: Yunus Barisik

Latest Videos in Dumbbell Exercises

Get Faster With Tyson Gay's Swinging Hammer Curls

Learn how the Dumbbell Swinging Hammer Curl helps American sprinter Tyson Gay improve his arm drive for the 100-meter sprint event.

Brandon Jennings DB Push-Up, Row, Reach, Press

Superstar point guard Brandon Jennings performs the Dumbbell Push-Up, Row, Reach, Press as part of his off-season training routine, with coaching by Nate Costa.

Upper-Body Football Strength With Ben Watson

NFL TE Ben Watson uses a circuit of weight room exercises to strengthen his back, which increases his ability to catch and hold onto the football.

Explosive Training With Ben Watson's Lower-Body Circuit

NFL TE Ben Watson develops strength, endurance and explosiveness with a Lower-Body Circuit that combines weights with plyometrics.

Shoulder Strength Training With Patrick Willis

For peak shoulder strength, San Francisco 49ers linebacker <a href="http://www.stack.com/patrick-willis/"><strong>Patrick Willis</strong></a> performs a superset of Dumbbell Shrugs and Front Raises in the NFL off-season.