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Dumbbell Swing

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Equipment

  • Dumbbells

Muscle Groups

  • Back
  • Forearms
  • Hips & Buttocks
  • Shoulders

Purposes

  • Metabolic conditioning.
  • Strengthen the lower back and hips.
Sets Reps Distance Duration
Tempo Intensity (% of Max) Weight Load Rest Period

Description

  • Squat down and pick up the dumbbell by one end.
  • Pushing your butt back and bending your knees slightly swing the dumbbell back, between your legs.
  • Use your hips and legs to swing the dumbbell up, over your head if you can.

ProTip

  • Keep your back straight and look forward the whole time.

Mistakes

  • Bad posture.
  • Swinging the dumbbell to close to the ground.
  • Using your arms too much.