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Row variations can be the backbone of a great strength training program, no pun intended. Many experts now suggest athletes should row 2-3 times th...
By: Justin Ochoa
In sports like basketball, soccer or hockey, acceleration and change-of-direction speed require more than just being big and strong. Lifting weights a...
By: Yunus Barisik
Mechanical Drop Sets are one of the most efficient and effective tools for packing on slabs of muscle. In a typical drop set, you perform a set of ...
By: Kevin Warren
The Split Squat is a powerful exercise due to its ability to build stability and strength in a unilateral stance. These are key components of athletic...
By: Mitch Gill
Time is the one commodity we can never get back. Therefore, we've got to make the most out of every second—including those spent in the weight ro...
By: Roger Lockridge
Latest Videos in Dumbbell Exercises
Tim Robertson of Speed Strength Systems provides coaching for the Dumbbell Lateral Lunge and explains why this side-to-side exercise helps improve strength and agility in women's lacrosse athletes.
In this field hockey training video, Tim Robertson of Speed Strength Systems explains how to perform the Dumbbell Reverse Lunge With Twist and reveals why this exercise increases shooting power.
FMX rider Brian Deegan of the Metal Mulisha focuses on keeping a strong core by supersetting Windshield Wipers with a DB Bicycle Press exercise. Trainer Charles Dao explains the importance of exercises and how to perfom both movements.
The Tar Heel Baseball team performs the Single-Arm Dumbbell Snatch as part of their preseason power training program. The exercise is coached by head strength and conditioning coach for Olympic sports, Greg Gatz.
The UNC Tar Heel Baseball team performs the Dumbbell Shoulder Circuit to strengthen their arm, shoulder and back muscles during preseason power training. It is coached by head strength and conditioning coach for Olympic sports, Greg Gatz.