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Dumbbell Squat to Shoulder Press and Twist

Posted by GymAmerica
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:39pm filed under Thighs

Calories Burned:  408 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Quadriceps
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Deltoids
Start: Hold a pair of dumbbells next to your shoulders with your elbows bent. Set your feet at shoulder width and bend your knees slightly.

Movement: Push your hips back and squat as deeply as possible. Push back up to the starting position, rotating your torso to the right as you press the dumbbell in your left hand straight above your shoulder. (Make sure to pivot your feet.) Lower the weight and rotate back to center. With each rep, alternate your rotation direction and your pressing arm.

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