Overhead Dumbbell Lunge

The overhead dumbbell lunge increase strength and stability in the shoulder, core, and lower body region. It’s a functional, full body exercise that will help in all areas of physical performance.


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    Stand with your feet hip-width apart. Hold a dumbbell in each hand over your head.
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    Take a large step forward. Bend both knees to 90 degrees as you descend into a lunge, keeping the weights above your head. Brace your abs, keep your balance, and return to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Don't allow the dumbbells to sway in front of or behind your head.
  • Don't excessively arch your lower back.
  • Keep your chest upright as you lunge and don't round your upper back. If you do, the weights are too heavy.