The Beauty Of Adjustable Dumbbells. Part II
Duh! They’re Adjustable!
The other really convenient thing when it comes to adjustable dumbbells is the fact that you don’t need a whole bunch of equipment for one workout routine. Chances are that if you lift weights, you’re obviously going to be doing a variety of different exercises. Different exercises require different weighted dumbbells.
Well if you have a regular set of dumbbells you to put them down and switch them out for the appropriate ones with each different exercise. With the adjustable versions all you have to do is quickly change the weight setting and you are good to go. These things are really convenient to use.
Exercises You Can Do With Adjustable Dumbbells
One of the really good things about adjustable dumbbells is that you can do all of the same exercises as with normal dumbbells. Of course these exercises are easier to do thanks to the added convenience that you get with the adjustable kind. Another great part about dumbbells is that you can get a full body workout.
You don’t need a bunch of different weights and pieces of equipment because with a good pair of dumbbells you can target every muscle in your body. Let’s talk about all of the different exercises you can use dumbbells for to work out your whole body in just a few minutes.
For Your Chest
There are a variety of things that you can do with a good pair of dumbbells to tighten your chest and get those awesome pectoral muscles you have always wanted. Things like the bench press, incline bench press, decline bench press, the lying fly, the straight arm pullover, the bent arm pullover, and the lying straight arm pullover are all great exercises to shred that chest of yours.
For Your Triceps
Your triceps are just as important as your biceps, especially because you need to keep your muscles counter balanced well. To get those awesome triceps you can do exercises like the triceps extension, the triceps kickback, and the triceps bench press.
For Your Legs
Contrary to popular belief, you can definitely use dumbbells to work out your legs. You can actually do various exercises in order to target every muscle in your legs. These exercises include the squat, the lunge, the reverse lunge, the stiff legged dead lift, and the toe raise.
For Your Shoulders
Getting those really broad and bulky shoulders that you have always dreamed of isn’t that hard with a good pair of dumbbells. To get those awesome shoulders you can do exercises such as the shoulder press, the lateral press, the shoulder shrug, the deltoid raise, the front raise, the push press, the upright row, the bent row, and the rear deltoid circle. All of these exercises will really help your shoulders be bigger, stronger, and healthier.
For Your Core
There are a bunch of different exercises you can do to shred your abdominal muscles and get rid of those love handles too. These exercises include the dumbbell side bend, the weighted sit up, the weighted raised leg sit up, the weighted cross sit up, and the weighted leg raise. All of these exercises will burn away that belly fat and give you a six pack stomach in no time at all.
For Your Biceps
Getting those John Cena like biceps is easy to do when you have a great pair of dumbbells to build them with. There are a ton of exercises you can do to achieve those biceps. These include the biceps curl, the hammer curl, the alternated curl, the concentration curl, the isolated curl, the supine curl, and the preacher curl.
For Your Back
Your back is one of the most important parts of your whole body. You need a strong back to keep your body upright and free of pain. It is even important to have a strong back in order to keep proper form when doing exercises for other parts of your body. Exercises you can do for your back with adjustable dumbbells include the wide row, bent row, the dead lift, the bend to opposite foot, and the back fly.