Exercise How To:
Squats with Dumbbells

Muscles Worked: Quadriceps, glutes, hamstrings.

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart and hold the dumbbells in each hand, with your palms facing your body.

Action: Move your body into a squatting position while keeping your back as straight as possible. Continue squatting as low as you can until your knees are bent at 90 degrees. Do not go any lower.

Slowly stand back up into the starting position.

Muscles Worked

QuadsGlutesHamstrings

More Dumbbell Exercises

One Arm Curls with Dumbbells
Two Arm Curls with Dumbbells
Curl and Delts with Dumbbells
Front Shoulder Raise with Dumbbells
Lunge Curls with Dumbbells
Lunges with Dumbbells
Reverse Fly with Dumbbells
Shoulder Circles with Dumbbells
Shoulder Press with Dumbbells
Side Shoulder Raise with Dumbbells
Squat Curls with Dumbbells
Squat Shoulder Press with Dumbbells
Squats with Dumbbells
Triceps Kickbacks with a Dumbbell
Upright Row Squat with Dumbbells
Vertical Shoulder Raise with Dumbbells

 
 

Tips for Squats with Dumbbells:

  1. Keep your head straight or look up to keep your back straight.

  2. Avoid holding your breath or straining when standing back up.