Lower Body Dumbbell Exercises Video Series
The dumbbell squats exercise really works those lower body muscles,
especially the quads and glutes.
The primary muscle targeted in this move is the thigh muscles, better
known as the quadriceps.
However, you will also feel this in other muscles like the gluteus
maximus, the butt muscles.
Additional muscles targeted include the hamstrings, calves and lower
So this one exercise is a full lower body workout that you will feel in
Many people avoid doing squats as they start to feel pain in their
lower back. This is due to improper posture when doing this exercise.
So make sure you follow the directions and watch the video to ensure
you are doing it correctly.
Exercise #4 - Dumbbell Squats
Place a dumbbell in each hand and hold them down at your sides. You can
also place this up by the shoulder in a racked position.
- Stand with your feet should width apart and flat on the
- Slowly sit back as if you were going to sit in a
- Return to starting position.
- Repeat for several repetitions based on your fitness level.
If you are having problems with proper form, use a chair to help you.
Place the chair behind you and while doing the exercise, let your rear
end slightly touch the seat of the chair.
Watch the video below to ensure you are doing the this move
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