The dumbbell step-up is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes and hamstrings ...more
The dumbbell step-up is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes and hamstrings.
The only dumbbell step-up equipment that you really need is the following: dumbbells, flat bench, and box. There are however many different dumbbell step-up variations that you can try out that may require different types of dumbbell step-up equipment or may even require no equipment at all.
Learning proper dumbbell step-up form is easy with the step by step dumbbell step-up instructions, dumbbell step-up tips, and the instructional dumbbell step-up technique video on this page. The dumbbell step-up is a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the dumbbell step-up video, learn how to do the dumbbell step-up, and then be sure and browse through the dumbbell step-up workouts on our workout plans page!