Our Best Dumbbell Workouts That Cover the Full Body

Whenever someone comes to me for advice on getting into shape, I like to suggest dumbbells before anything else. The reasons are simple: they’re cheap compared to other equipment, easily accessible, simple to use, and very versatile. One of the best dumbbell workout routine advantages is the ability to train one side of your body at a time; this allows you to rebalance your st ...Read the full article

Lunges

http://scoobysworkshop.com/2013/02/10/lunges/ Lunges are a great leg exercise you can do at home or at the gym. They not only work hamstrings, quads, and calves but require a lot of stabilizing muscles as well for the balance. Later we will cover some of the many variations but first the basic lunges in place. 1 stand straight 2 take a big step forward with left leg 3 lower trailing knee to floor (right knee) 4 push explosively with leading leg (left leg) to propel you back to the standing position 5 repeat with the right leg One step forward and back with the left leg and one step forward and back with the right leg is one rep. Do 12-16 reps if you are starting out, do 4-8 reps if you are advanced and working on strength/mass.