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Strength

The 15-Minute Dumbbell Workout

Overview

If you've got a set of dumbbells at home, or a wall-length rack at your gym, you can get in and out fast with this routine. To push the intensity and limit rest, use the same pair of dumbbells for every exercise.

How to do this Workout

Perform this workout 3 days a week, resting at least a day between each session. So you might go on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Complete the exercises as straight sets by performing all sets of a given exercise before moving on to the next. Make sure you rest as needed in between before moving on to the next.

Circuit : Do 1 set of each exercise in a group consecutively, without rests in between. Once  these exercises have been completed, repeat the circuit again - doing 1 set of each with no rests in between. Continue until prescribed number of total sets are performed

Strength : Complete all sets of an exercise at the same time with rests in between. Then move to the next exercise.

Superset : Two moves done consecutively (like a circuit) with no rests in between.

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Weekly Routine

  • day 1 Workout
  • day 2 Rest
  • day 3 Workout
  • day 4 Rest
  • day 5 Workout
  • day 6 Rest
  • day 7 Rest
  • workout
  • Rest
** - as much as possible; @ - each side
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