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I do something like this version of the dumbbell hang clean. Essentially: Stand up with the dumbbells at your sides or in front of you. Bend forward, maintaining the natural curve of the spine. This is also called a "flat back" or a natural back arch. Don't let the shoulders shrug forward and don't curl your back forward. When the dumbbells are just ...


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There's nothing wrong with performing biceps concentration curls in the manner you describe as long as you do them in a controlled manner. There's actually no correlation between the style of the curls you perform and whether you get “stronger biceps faster”. Stick with what works for you. And, biceps concentration curls are typically done as a ...


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Beginner level is to start at a railing or counter that you can rest your fingers on as you squat to get comfortable with the maneuver. Stand close to a railing, begin with a slight hip hinge to get your hips behind you then begin to lower down. Start slowly lowering only slightly, feel your weight move into your heels, then push through your heels to stand. ...


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You could try goblet squats, where you hold a single weight in front of you. Or you could just to bodyweight squats, and work on getting low (ideally, you want to have your upper legs parallel to the ground or slightly lower. )


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Is it possible to get some improvement using dumbbells only at home ? Improvement is always possible through consistent dedication to a routine. If you're willing to stick with one here is what I would recommend. Go to Bodybuilding.com's Arms Workout Database and pick something labeled "beginner" like this. It is a mystery to me how people build their ...


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I would say start with your diet and simply increase your overall activity levels. So eating cleaner, probably eating less (although I'm not a fan of caloric deficits by not eating enough). And start by walking every day for like an hour or something. The exercises I think are the most beneficial are the larger compound ones, squat and deadlift. These do ...


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First, I've decided to return the weights. There's a point at which it's just not worth the mental and time effort to solve a problem. I've reached that point. Second, before getting to this point, I tried ideas found on Stackexchange and on the web at large, and (D'oh!) spoke to people in other fields who would feasibly have solutions. Here's the rundown. ...


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There's a pretty good answer here that you may want to consider. It specifically is talking about at home exercises, so I'll let that speak for itself. If you need any help with what those exercises look like, check out exrx.net. Is it possible to get some improvement using dumbbells only at home ? Yes, although I think you'll find that a few other ...



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