Dumbbell Front Lunge With Bicep Curl to Shoulder Press

STRENGTH

How to Do 

How to Do Dumbbell Front Lunge With Bicep Curl to Shoulder Press

Each exercise should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop this exercise.

Beginning 

Beginning Forward Lunge With Bicep Curl to Press

Maintain good posture throughout the exercise with shoulder blades back and down, good stability through the belly, and neutral spine angles.

Tighten the belly by drawing the bellybutton towards the spine and perform pelvic floor contractions by tightening those same muscles commonly used to stop the flow of urine.

Start with dumbbells at the side of the body.

Movement

Forward Lunge With Bicep Curl to Press Movement

1. While maintaining total body alignment, step forward descending slowly by bending at the hips, knees, and ankles. Keep most of your weight in the forward leg and AVOID letting your back knee touch the ground.

2. Use your hip and thigh muscles to push yourself up to the starting position.

3. Hold this position and perform a bicep curl into a shoulder press.

4. Lower the weights slowly and repeat the movement.

Benefits

Forward Lunge With Bicep Curl to Press Benefits

Stable to unstable, shoes to no shoes; to unstable surface core board, airex pad etc.
Inertia progression: dumbbell, to cables, to tubing.

 

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