Dumbbell Squat

Developing the Muscles of the Legs

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Dumbbell Squat


1)      In a neutral position stand with your feet shoulder width apart.




2)      Take a deep breath as your prepare for the initial movement.  




3)      Keep your chest extended and spine aligned throughout the movement.




4)      Begin the movement by lowering your hips to a horizontal level in relation to the floor. *For added difficulty you can go beyond a horizontal level, but keep in mind the added stress put on your knee.




5)      Return to a neutral position to complete one repetition.




Muscles Worked: Glutes, Quadriceps