Upper Legs Exercise Database -> Dumbbell Step Ups


Dumbbell Step Ups

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Dumbbell Step Ups

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Exercise Details

Main Muscle Group : Upper Legs

Detailed Muscle Group : Hamstrings

Other Muscle Groups : Lower Legs , Glutes

Type : Strength

Mechanics : Compound

Equipment : Dumbbell , Bench

Difficulty : Intermediate

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Targeted Muscle Group

Upper Legs

How To Perform Exercise

This exercise builds coordination as well as muscle.

Steps :

1.) Place a bench, box or step in front of you.

2.) Grasp a dumbbell in each hand.

3.) With your left leg, step up on the bench, follow with your right leg.

4.) Step down with your left leg and then your right leg.

5.) Repeat starting with your right leg.


1.) Use a lighter weight until you are used to the motion of this exercise.