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.

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5 Workouts to Increase Your Vertical Jump

A good vertical jump can give you an immense advantage in athletics, particularly in basketball, where a strong and powerful jump can be the difference...

By: Gary Moller

This Quick Tip Will Help You Immediately Lift More Weight

If your goal is to increase strength, or your sport requires you to have elite levels of strength, then you need to understand and master this one...

By: Josh Williams

2 Full Workouts That Only Require a Plyo Box

Two Sports Performance-Boosting Plyo Box Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Athletes and non-athletes typically utilize various size plyo boxes for...

By: Jim Carpentier

Essential Med Ball Exercises That Build Power

Triple extension. Rate of Force Development. Athleticism and explosiveness. Eccentric-loading contractions. The stretch-shortening cycle. Power! These...

By: Todd Johnston

Loaded Carry Workout Complexes

A loaded carry workout is one of the most effective ways to build strength. Although in recent years loaded carries have gained popularity they are...

By: Rob DeCillis

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.