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

Test Your Strength and Endurance Limits With This 10-Minute Workout

This 10 minute workout is an absolute body crusher. Remember in gym class, or at the end of basketball practice, football practice, soccer (basically...

By: Ben Boudro

How to Maintain Strength During Your Soccer Season

To effectively design a strength training program for the in-season soccer player you must always take into account game volume, practice time and...

By: Andrew Ciccarelli

How to Work Out When You Have Sore Shoulders

Preventing and Overcoming Sore Shoulders While Continuing Upper Body Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Don't let tight or achy shoulders from tossing too...

By: Jim Carpentier

Why the Goblet Squat Is the Best Type of Squat for Young Athletes

The Goblet Squat is a lower-body exercise in which you hold a dumbbell or kettlebell with both hands in front of your chest. It's the ideal Squat vari...

By: Andy Haley

Why the Upright Row is Bad for Your Shoulders (With Safe and Effective Alternatives)

The Upright Row is an exercise that targets the shoulders when you pull a barbell or dumbbells vertically to shoulder height in front of your body. Al...

By: Andy Haley

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.