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dumbbell

slang Someone who is stupid and/or clumsy. Can you believe that dumbbell is still pushing the door marked "pull"? Of course he broke the vase—that guy is such a dumbbell.

dumbbell

n. a stupid oaf. (Also a rude term of address.) I’m afraid I come on like a dumbbell sometimes.
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For new users, a dumbbell routine should consist of 1-2 sessions per week and build up to 3-4 sessions on nonconsecutive days.
Your front foot is elevated on a step and, with a dumbbell in each hand, lunge forwards putting the weight on to your front foot, then pushing weight back on to your back foot.
Caption: FIGURE 8: EDX spectra of ZnO nanodumbbells measured at different surfaces: (a) the twin junction and (b) basal plan of ZnO dumbbell.
It should feel as though your abs are catching the dumbbell at the top of the movement.
Assume a position same as doing the chest press but the dumbbells head is facing you instead on the side.
"They can probably take the place of sets of dumbbells. They're so lightweight." You can wrap a resistance band under your chair and work out a handful of muscle groups--shoulders, biceps, triceps, arms, back and neck.
Walk, using a heel-to-toe pattern, holding water dumbbells.
I threw down my dumbbells, picked up the remote and switched off the gyrating, whooping women on screen.
The app features 1,700 unique exercises, links to more than 1,000 high-definition demonstration videos and comprehensive workouts for all sorts of home equipment including barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells, resistance bands and medicine balls.
Difficulty rating: Three dumbbells. The abs session made me groan like a creaky old door.
These form two dumbbells (below): the left hand dumbbell being equivalent to a 2 kg weight at X, the right being equivalent to a 2 kg weight at Y.
barbells, dumbbells), weight machines, elastic bands, or body weight exercises (Stone et al., 2000).
What you need: Dumbbells. Warm up and cool down: Four to five minutes' walk or jog exaggerating the arm movements to warm the body up.
USED on their own, dumbbells will give a full bodyworkout, but you can also increase your workouts by using them on a stability ball.
When asked what he'll be giving Bipasha Basu this V- Day, he answered: " Dumbbells!" But Bipasha didn't think dumbbells qualify as the best Valentine's Day gift.