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Synonyms for dumbbell

Synonyms for dumbbell

an exercising weight

an ignorant or foolish person

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As you turn your torso, the dumbbell should stay at chest level.
Pull the dumbbell towards your chest, feeling the squeeze on the upper back.
We can similarly repeat the dumbbell argument using the other pair of opposite sides, to obtain a balance point for the quadrilateral, presumably at point T.
Press-up with dumbbells As you press up lift one dumbbell off the ground, keep the arm close to your body.
Slowly bend your knees and lower yourself down to pick the dumbbells off the floor.
Execution: This exercise can be done seated, standing or lying down with a dumbbell.
I laughed and said, 'Michael, there's no way you will get big shoulders from 3lb dumbbells.
On a size and endurance day, for example, you will choose one pair of dumbbells with which you fail at 12 reps one lighter pair for high--spectrum (24 reps) switching off between the two throughout the set.
Strength training is also an option while sitting, using simple dumbbells, a medicine ball or resistance bands, among other options.
Myatt Murphy, author of "The Men's Health Gym Bible," says nothing tops a simple set of dumbbells when you are trying to build muscles and get in shape.
The athletes can train in a group, performing a combination of resistance training exercises using their body weight or portable medicine balls, weight plates, or dumbbells.
Next, add on some flee weight training, which will build muscle strength, using little dumbbells and paying special attention to form.
Johnny's Simple Dumbbell Workout, by competitive body builder Johnny Aliotti, is a no-nonsense fitness guide that walks the reader through a healthy exercise routine involving dumbbells, with simple instructions and black-and-white photographs.
And it should be moderate to high intensity, so we're not talking about lifting one- or two-pound dumbbells.