Dumbbell Step Down

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Dumbbell Step Down

Instructions

Preparation

Hold dumbbells in each hand down to sides and stand with one foot on bench. Position foot on bench to side, forward of straight knee.

Execution

Stand on bench by straightening leg and pushing body upward. Step down returning foot off of bench to floor and repeat. Continue with opposite position.

Comments

Keep torso upright during exercise. Knee of exercised leg should point same direction as foot. Exercise can also be performed by placing traveling foot onto and off of bench next to foot of exercised leg. See alternative form.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

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