Lower Body Dumbbell Exercises

These lower body dumbbell exercises strengthen and tone your thighs, glutes, thighs, calf muscles and hips.

There are step by step instructions and a demonstration exercise video for each move in this series.

Make sure to have multiple weights in order to continually change the resistance and increase the challenge to your muscles.  

Use the heavier weights for more resistance and a lower weight for a lighter challenge and resistance.

The exercises in this series will target the lower body muscles including the glutes, hamstrings, inner and out thighs, calves and more.

If you are unsure what types of dumbbells to use or types of dumbbell workouts, check out this article on dumbbell exercises for more details.

List of Lower Body Exercises

To see the instructions and videos on the lower body dumbbell workouts you want, select from the list below or use the next button below the list to view all the videos in this series.
  • Reverse Lunge
  • Side Lunge
  • Forward Lunge
  • Squats
  • Stiff Leg Deadlift
  • Calf Raise
  • Step Up Hip Abduction
  • Dumbbell Adduction

Benefits of Dumbbell Workouts

Dumbbell workouts are a great way to strengthen and tone your body.  

The weights are fairly inexpensive and easy to store.  You can have multiple weights so that you can continue to increase the challenge on your muscles.  

If you are just starting out with your lower body exercises, then use the lighter weights first and move up to higher weights when needed.  

This type of equipment is easy to use at home or at the gym. Unfortunately, they don't travel as well as the lighter resistance bands.

So if you are planning a trip, try doing some of these lower body exercises using a resistance band instead.

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