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Dumbbell Standing Figure 8

The Dumbbell Standing Figure 8 boosts stability and endurance. Weave a dumbbell in an 8 pattern around your legs to engage your core, enhance coordination, balance, and strengthen arms and shoulders.
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Dumbbell Standing Figure 8 instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand up straight, with your feet shoulder-width apart.
2
Hold a dumbbell in each hand, arms fully extended, with your palms facing the body.
3
Lift the left dumbbell while the right one is falling and visa versa, it should look like a continuous fluid motion from side to side like tracing a sideways figure 8.
4
Keep your arms close to your body throughout the exercise.
5
Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
Stand up straight, with your feet shoulder-width apart.
Hold a dumbbell in each hand, arms fully extended, with your palms facing the body.
Lift the left dumbbell while the right one is falling and visa versa, it should look like a continuous fluid motion from side to side like tracing a sideways figure 8.
Keep your arms close to your body throughout the exercise.
Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
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