Strength

Dumbbell Step Down

The Dumbbell Step Down targets lower body muscles, enhancing leg strength, stability, and focusing on thighs and buttocks. This workout promotes endurance and overall fitness with a controlled challenge per step.
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Dumbbell Step Down instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand tall holding a pair of dumbbells at your sides.
2
Stand with one foot on a bench or step and let the other foot hang off the side.
3
Slowly lower your hanging foot to the floor, keeping the dumbbell in line with your shoulder.
4
Push off gently with the foot on the floor and return to your standing position on the bench or step.
5
Switch and repeat with the other leg for the programmed number of reps.
Stand tall holding a pair of dumbbells at your sides.
Stand with one foot on a bench or step and let the other foot hang off the side.
Slowly lower your hanging foot to the floor, keeping the dumbbell in line with your shoulder.
Push off gently with the foot on the floor and return to your standing position on the bench or step.
Switch and repeat with the other leg for the programmed number of reps.
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