Dumbbell Exercises Articles

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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Create Your Own Training Program With This Simple Template

As an athlete you want your strength and conditioning program to give you results. With the Youtube generation of athletes among us, our athletes tend...

How to Create a Back Workout That Actually Works

Back workouts are an essential component of a complete training program that develops strong, powerful and resilient athletes. The back includes some ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

2 Groin Exercises That Will Improve Agility and Prevent Injuries

Slideboard Side squat Aside from those god-awful adduction/abduction machines which gather dust in the corners far displaced from the other equipment,...

This Dumbbell Press Variation Builds a Stronger Chest and Core

The dumbbell bench press is an excellent variation exercise of the typical barbell bench press. Strength training programs for all sports and goals...

Get Ripped With Patrick Willis' Workout

  He hit like a freight train from the middle of the San Francisco 49ers' 3-4 defense. But don't call Patrick Willis "The Little Engine That C...

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