Strength

Dumbbell Crunch And Press

"The Dumbbell Crunch and Press focuses on strengthening your abs and shoulders. Each crunch engages the core and presses the dumbbell upward, enhancing core stability and shoulder strength."
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Dumbbell Crunch And Press instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Start by lying on your back on a mat, holding a dumbbell in each hand.
2
Bend your knees so that your feet are flat on the floor.
3
Simultaneously lift your upper body off the ground and press the dumbbells towards the ceiling, keeping your elbows slightly bent.
4
Keep going until your shoulders are completely off the ground and your arms are fully extended above you.
5
Slowly lower yourself back to the starting position and repeat for the programmed number of reps.
Start by lying on your back on a mat, holding a dumbbell in each hand.
Bend your knees so that your feet are flat on the floor.
Simultaneously lift your upper body off the ground and press the dumbbells towards the ceiling, keeping your elbows slightly bent.
Keep going until your shoulders are completely off the ground and your arms are fully extended above you.
Slowly lower yourself back to the starting position and repeat for the programmed number of reps.
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