for a printable version of Coach Nicole's 20-Minute Dumbbell Workout! About This Workout
No matter what your fitness level is, this video has something for everyone! Coach Nicole, along with SparkPeople employees Tanya and Grant, will demonstrate three different levels of intensity for beginner, intermediate, and advanced exercisers. Using your body weight and dumbbells as resistance, you can cater this workout to your own fitness level, working every major muscle group.
- Length: 20 minutes
- Equipment: Body weight, pair of dumbbells, mat (optional, for floor exercises)
- Type of Workout: Strength training (toning) & flexibility
- Muscles Worked: Full body workout (quads, glutes, hamstrings, chest, lower back, shoulders, biceps, triceps, abs, obliques)
- Fitness Level: Beginner, intermediate, and advanced options
- Impact: Low-impact
- Safety Precautions: Warm up before starting this workout and wear athletic shoes. Use a weight that allows you to safely perform 15 repetitions in good form but challenges your muscles by the last repetition.