I have a set of dumbbells that I would like to use in the new year. Is there a handy list somewhere (preferably with pictures) of beginner exercises I can do with my dumbbells? I do not have a weight ...
Most exercises can be performed with similar weight and form using either a barbell or a pair of dumbells. I have heard that as people begin to lift heavier weights it becomes more difficult to ...
I've found different ways to add smaller increments to certain equipment in our gym. For example, for cables (where each plate weighs 15 lbs), I place a 5 lb or 10lb dumbbell above the first plate. ...
Are there standard workout programs available for all-compound exercises using dumbbells? My goal is to improve functional strength.
I wonder how to add more weight to a dumbbell. Adding more plates of fewer weight or fewer plates of higher weight? With bigger plates the diameter grows and so will the minimum distance the ...
I recently quit the local gym (budget restrictions) and started to workout from home instead. I bought a little set of 2x30kg adjustable dumbbells, and built a little bench for doing dumbbell bench ...
Suppose that you want to gain muscle mass by using a pair of dumbbells which are NOT so challenging for you anymore. You could probably increase the resistance with heavier weights, but you train at ...
I bought a set of CAP dumbbells from Costco. The black rubber leaves residue on my hands, my clothing, and my carpet. Soap and water removed it from my hands. 'Resolve' carpet powder removed most (not ...