- With your feet shoulder-width apart, stand with dumbbells as your sides with your palms facing each other.
- Keeping your back straight and facing forward, squat down until your thighs are parallel to the floor.
- Pause for one second.
- Pushing up from your heels, raise back up to starting position and repeat.
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Dumbbell squats is a gym work out exercise that targets quadriceps and also involves calves and glutes & hip flexors and hamstrings and lower back. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Floor/ power jumps / knee to jump squats, sumo barbell deadlift and front kicks are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as dumbbell squats. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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