Dumbbell Exercises

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.

Latest in Dumbbell Exercises

Mechanical Drop Sets: Your Secret to Crushing Heavier Weight and Building More Muscle

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: How to Master This Powerful Lower-Body Exercise

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

How to Use 'Giant Sets' for Massive Results Inside the Weight Room

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

9 Components of a Fantastic Arm Care Program for Pitchers

A pitcher has to take care of their arm. If you clicked on this article, you likely know that much. My goal with this piece is to make you re-evalu...

By: Brett Cummins

10 Functional, Athletic Barbell Bench Press Alternatives

When your workout plan includes the Barbell Bench Press and time is limited, your patience can be tested when you walk in a gym to find every bench in...

By: Jim Carpentier

Latest Videos in Dumbbell Exercises

Women's Lacrosse Dumbbell Lateral Lunge

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.

Field Hockey Dumbbell Reverse Lunge With Twist

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.

Core Training with Brian Deegan

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.

UNC Baseball Single-Arm Dumbbell Snatch

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.

UNC Baseball Dumbbell Shoulder Circuit

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.