15 Arm Toning Exercises that You Can Do With Dumbells

15 best arm toning exercises

Seated shoulder press exercise shown (great alternative to standing for great control!)

Shape your shoulders by doing this easy exercise. Do 3 sets of 20 reps. For more information about this exercise, click here

2. Bent-over Dumbbell Rows

back exercises

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Hit 3 birds with one stone with this move. Make your back, shoulder and core work in harmony together. To know how to do this move, click here

3. Sumo Squat with Bicep Curls

leg exercises

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Work your lower body and your arms with this amazing move. You only need 10-15 lbs of dumbbell to do it. Click here for the tutorial

4. Arm Circle

Work on your back, triceps, biceps and shoulder. Start without dumbbells to get the hang of it, and then add light dumbbells to progress further with the exercise!  Click here for the tutorial

5. Hammer Curls with Dumbbells

bicep exercises

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While doing this movement, remember to not move head and back. Put it in a neutral position. Click here for more information

6. Biceps Curl

3 to 5 lbs is enough to do bicep curls. You can do these alternately or both arms at the same time. For further instructions, click here

7. Bent Over Reverse Fly

Back exercises

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Do this super move that will help strengthen your core and back while shaping your arms. Find out more here

8. Concentration Curls

Target your biceps and nothing else with this move. Choose your dumbbell weight according to your desired definition. Check it out here

9. Sideways Plank Walk

Mat exercises

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Drop the dumbbells for a moment and mix up the workout with this handy equipment-free workout! Work your anterior and middle deltoids. Tighten your abs while doing this move. See the instructions here

10. Triceps Extension

To begin, stand up with a dumbbell held by both hands. Your feet should be about shoulder width apart from each other. Slowly use both hands to grab the dumbbell and lift it over your head until both arms are fully extended.

11. Upright Row

Barbell upright row shown (can also be done with dumbbells or a kettlebell)

Stand with legs wide apart. Use at least a 5 lb dumbbell. Repeat for 20 reps. For more instructions, click here

12. Triceps Bench Press

Tricep Exercises

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Barbell image show, however you can do the exact same exercise with dumbbells! You can use 3 lb dumbbells or a bar for this move if you want your triceps to be more stabilized. Click here for more information

13. Alternating Incline Dumbbell Curls

incline exercises

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You will need an inclined bench press and 5 lb dumbbells. Learn more about this move here

14. Dumbbell Front Raise

You can do this exercise at home or just about anywhere. Just have 2 dumbbells ready. Click here for more information

15. Skull Crushers

Tricep Exercises

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This move sounds scary but it is really effective. You need a bench press and a presence of mind with this workout. To know more about this move, click here

These 15 dumbbell moves for your arms will certainly give you the upper body physique that you want. Do these exercises consistently and give it at least a month to see the difference. 


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