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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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Stand with knees slightly bent, holding a dumbbell in each hand.
The best way to do it is to start with a lower kilo of dumbbells and gradually increase weight.
As you press back up to standing, extend your arms and swing the dumbbell over to the right side of your body, turning your torso to the right.
Lie flat on the bench and put the dumbbells on top in line with the lower part of your chest.
Those include dumbbell curls, shoulder presses (raising the dumbbells above your shoulder), overhead tricep extensions (holding a dumbbell with both hands and your arms extended over your head, lowering the weight behind your head and then returning the dumbbell to the starting position) and front raises for the shoulders (holding the dumbbells at your side, bringing them up to shoulder height and repeating).
Walk, using a heel-to-toe pattern, holding water dumbbells.
I recently paid PS44 for a full Zumba kit, complete with rattly dumbbells, and a set of DVDs that promised to put the "fun" into "fitness".
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.
Exercises Focus on good technique, if you prefer to exercise without the dumbbells that's fine - check my videos on the Journal website for all the demonstrations.
USED on their own, dumbbells will give a full bodyworkout, but you can also increase your workouts by using them on a stability ball.
Execution: This exercise is done using a pair of heavy dumbbells.
But Bipasha didn't think dumbbells qualify as the best Valentine's Day gift.
Though 3-5 pound dumbbells (for beginners) or 5-8 pound dumbbells (for those with a little more experience) are recommended, no other equipment is required, for these energetic and lively exercise sessions.
So I would go to his house with an inflatable exercise ball and 3lb dumbbells.