Building muscle is a rewarding process that involves a little bit of determination. With a set of CanDo® dumbbells you can build muscle in your upper body quick. Below we have listed some of our top muscle building exercises:
Single Arm Dumbbell Floor Press
The Single Arm Dumbbell Floor Press is a triceps-isolating exercise with a short range of movement. To begin, grab a CanDo® dumbbell of your choosing and lie flat on your back on the floor. Then, bend your knees so that your feet are firmly planted on the floor. Fully extend the arm without the CanDo® dumbbell, with your palm planted firmly on floor. Next, extend your opposite arm so that you are holding the CanDo® dumbbell outward. Make sure you are bringing your elbow to a 90-degree position, with your triceps resting on floor, holding dumbbell above your chest. Then, exhale while pressing the dumbbell toward ceiling. Take a second to pause before coming back down to starting position. Now switch arms and do the same thing with your opposite arm to complete the rep. Practice 8 reps to complete the set and do 2 sets to complete the workout.
Chest-supported Dumbbell Row
The Chest-supported Dumbbell Row is not only good at increasing strength in your back but it is also great for improving your overall posture. To begin, you are going to need a set of CanDo® dumbbells and an Inflight Incline/Decline Bench. Set the Inflight Incline/Decline Bench to approximately a 35° angle. Then, with your chest against the incline bench, grab the CanDo® dumbbells with a neutral grip. Make sure your toes are touching the floor. Then, row dumbbells until your arms make a 90° angle. Take a second to pause before coming back down to starting position to complete the rep. Practice 10 reps to complete the set and do 2 sets to complete the workout.
Dumbbell Pushups are great for building the muscles in your chest. To begin, grab set of CanDo® dumbbells of your choosing and lower your body to the floor into a pushup position. Then, as you push yourself back up, rotate the right side of your body upward as you bend your right arm and pull the right dumbbell towards your torso. Forming a T shape with your body. Take a second to pause before coming back down to starting position. Now switch arms and do the same thing with your opposite arm to complete the rep. Practice 10 reps to complete the set and do 2 sets to complete the workout.
With these exercises, your back, triceps, and chest will be stronger in no time.
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Article written by William Graves.