Dumbbell Side Bends

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Target Muscles: Abs

Equipment: Dumbbell

Instructions: Stand in good body alignment (abs tight, chest up, back straight) with feet in comfortable position. Hold dumbbell in one hand. In a controlled motion, start lowering body to same side dumbbell is held, to comfortable position. Once you stop, bend the opposite direction to contract abdominals/obliques. While maintaining the controlled motion, continue left and right to desired number of repetitions. Do not allow muscles to relax before next repetition.

Dumbbell Side Bends Video:   Male    Female

Illustration of side bends using a dumbbell. Illustration of side bends using a dumbbell.