15-Minute Dumbbell Workout
15-Minute Full-Body Dumbbell Blast
Turn a pair of dumbbells into a complete fitness tool
Define Using Dumbbells
Maximize gym time with a smart dumbbell routine like this one from Patrick Striet, C.S.C.S., owner of Force Fitness and Performance in Cincinnati. "Dumbbell complexes that target large muscle groups can stimulate more muscle fibers and speed up fat loss," he says.
Do This Perform the circuit four times. For the first circuit, do 12 reps of each exercise. Then do 10 reps for the second, 8 for the third, and 6 for the fourth. Rest only after each circuit; select weight and rest time by your experience level.
Dumbbell Weight 20-30 pounds
Rest 60-90 seconds
Dumbbell Weight 30-40 pounds
Rest 45-60 seconds
Dumbbell Weight 40-50 pounds
Rest 30-45 seconds