This week's exercise is a great selection to strengthen your core and only requires a single dumbbell or small item (like a can of soup or a water bottle). Keep your core activated throughout the movement. Avoid lifting your head; the movement in this exercise should be from your legs and arms. Start by laying… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Single Dumbbell Core Workout
This week's combination exercise works your biceps and shoulders. It can be done either laying down or standing up. Which ever position you choose to complete the exercise, ensure that as you work through the movement, you lift the weight, don't swing them.
Leg lifts are a great ab exercise on their own; this variation also works your chest and shoulders. -Start by laying on your back, with a dumbbell in each hand. You will be holding the dumbbell over you as you complete the motion, so start light, then work your way up as you build strength.… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Leg Lifts With Dumbbells
Fitness is a vital element of any routine, and when an exercise regimen has been altered by limited access to a gym and the routine of meeting with fitness buddies, it can be a slippery slope into exercise completely dropping off. But, that doesn't have to be the case. Most important in maintaining active is… Continue reading 10 Exercises To Keep Active At Home
Planks are a classic movement to help strengthen the core, shoulders, and back. Adding in the element of the dumbbell row puts more focus on the core and improving balance. Get into a pushup position, with a dumbbell near each hand. For this movement, it is ideal to use dumbbells that are rubberized so that… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Plank With Dumbbell Row