How to Do Single Arm Dumbbell Snatch
The single arm dumbbell snatch 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 the single arm dumbbell snatch.
Beginning Single Arm Dumbbell Snatch
1. Place a dumbbell on the floor and stand with your feet shoulder-width apart on either side.
2. Allow your right arm to fall between your thighs.
3. Take a deep breath in and brace your core, grip, and glutes.
4. Extend your hips, knees, and ankles by exploding and extending them (triple extension).
Single Arm Dumbbell Snatch Movement
1. Squat downward, pushing butt backward.
2. Keep heels on the ground.
3. Once you "feel" a gentle stretch in calves or lats, return to the starting position and repeat.
Single Arm Dumbbell Snatch Benefits
The single arm dumbbell snatch is a powerful compound motion that strengthens your entire body while also increasing your quickness and agility. This workout improves your shoulders, lower back, hamstrings, glutes, and lats while also improving coordination and explosiveness.