Dumbbell Squat

Free Weights / Beginner

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  • 47.30 lb
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  • 120.00 lb
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  • 35
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Average Sitewide Dumbbell Squat Weight

  • 51.00 lb
    average weight
  • 120.00 lb
    best weight
  • 28
    times logged
  • #196
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Average Male Dumbbell Squat Weight

  • 31.83 lb
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  • 40.00 lb
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  • 7
    times logged
  • #159
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Average Female Dumbbell Squat Weight

How to do the Dumbbell Squat:

Muscles Worked

Calves secondary Lower back secondary Glutes secondary Hamstrings secondary Quads primary Muscles diagram

Details

The dumbbell squat is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, lower back, glutes, and hamstrings ...more

The dumbbell squat is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, lower back, glutes, and hamstrings.

The only dumbbell squat equipment that you really need is the following: dumbbells. There are however many different dumbbell squat variations that you can try out that may require different types of dumbbell squat equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper dumbbell squat form is easy with the step by step dumbbell squat instructions, dumbbell squat tips, and the instructional dumbbell squat technique video on this page. The dumbbell squat is a push exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the dumbbell squat video, learn how to do the dumbbell squat, and then be sure and browse through the dumbbell squat workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Keep your head up and your eyes forward while performing this exercise.
  2. If you are in the correct position for this exercise, the front of your knees should be lined up perpendicular to your toes.

Variations

  1. Use a barbell instead of dumbbells for this exercise.
  2. Experiment with different foot stances for the exercise.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Tips

  1. Keep your head up and your eyes forward while performing this exercise.
  2. If you are in the correct position for this exercise, the front of your knees should be lined up perpendicular to your toes.

Variations

  1. Use a barbell instead of dumbbells for this exercise.
  2. Experiment with different foot stances for the exercise.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound