Lateral Dumbbell Step-Up

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How to do the Lateral Dumbbell Step-Up:

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Glutes secondary Hamstrings secondary Quads primary Muscles diagram

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The lateral dumbbell step-up is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the glutes and hamstrings ...more

The lateral dumbbell step-up is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the glutes and hamstrings.

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

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

Tips

  1. Keep back straight throughout the entire exercise.
  2. Keep feet parallel to each other (one will be on the platform but try to keep them parallel).

Variations

  1. Use a barbell instead of dumbbells.
  2. After pushing yourself up on the platform, perform a calf raise on your left leg. Do this simultaneously.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Tips

  1. Keep back straight throughout the entire exercise.
  2. Keep feet parallel to each other (one will be on the platform but try to keep them parallel).

Variations

  1. Use a barbell instead of dumbbells.
  2. After pushing yourself up on the platform, perform a calf raise on your left leg. Do this simultaneously.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound