Dumbbell Exercises Articles

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.

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Dumbbell Squat 101: A How-To Guide

The Dumbbell Squat is a foundational exercise for any athlete who wants to build strength and power in the legs and hips, particularly in the quads an...

These Three 20-Minute Workouts Will Get You Fit Fast

Everyone is busy, I get it. Some days you have so much going on you may only have time for a short workout, if this is you I've got you covered! Here...

Why the Goblet Squat Is the Best Type of Squat for Young Athletes

The Goblet Squat is a lower-body exercise in which you hold a dumbbell or kettlebell with both hands in front of your chest. It's the ideal Squat vari...

This 1-Mile Farmer's Walk Routine Might be the Ultimate Conditioning Workout

A conditioning complex is a series of exercises done in succession, wherein all reps of a prescribed exercise are completed before moving onto the next...

Got ONE Dumbbell? You Got A Killer Workout!

The best part about quarantine is that I've become a better trainer. Like everyone else, I have been locked in my home and been making do with what I ...

This 30-Minute, 300-Rep Workout Will Torch Your Glutes

We all often get caught in the thought that the only way to grow our glutes and hamstrings is through heavy Squats and Deadlifts. Although those he...

Why Relative Strength Is Crucial for Baseball

In this article, I'm going to show you that strength training in a baseball-specific way can have a major impact on improving your explosive speed and...

3 Moves for an Effective Full-Body Workout

In our fast-paced world, some days we are incapable of completing our usual 45- to 60-minute routine. When these days occur we must turn to a shorter,...

Build Baseball Power With These 7 Explosive Exercises

As baseball off-season training is kicking into full gear, I've decided to provide a list of all-star exercises that have helped us produce the fastest,...

How to Build Serious Single-Leg Strength (And Why It's So Important)

In a previous article, I established solid single-leg strength standards based on my many years of experience working with junior, D1 and pro hockey p...

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