Men’s Health Ultimate Dumbbell Guide: More Than 21,000 Moves Designed to Build Muscle, Increase Strength, and Burn Fat

By | January 17, 2019

The easiest, most inexpensive way to build muscle strength, size, and power turns out to be the best, with this supremely effective guide from the world’s largest men’s magazine

Workout fads and fitness equipment come and go, but as trainers and bodybuilders know: nothing tops a simple set of dumbbells for convenience, reliability, and versatility when you are trying to build muscles and get in shape. In Men’s Health Ultimate Dumbbell Guide, Myatt Murphy, a fitness expert and longtime contributor to Men’s Health, shows readers how to use dumbbells to develop just about every part of their bodies.

For anyone who believes that dumbbells can be used only for arms and shoulders, Myatt Murphy proves them wrong. Featuring 200 photographs, Men’s Health Ultimate Dumbbell Exercises demonstrates how to perform a total body workout and get maximum results. There are exercises here—lunges, squats, dead lifts, curls, shrugs, kickbacks, presses, and more—that develop abs, arms, chest, legs, and shoulders, along with innovative new ways to get the most of this versatile piece of strength-training equipment.

With instructions for creating literally thousands of dumbbell exercises for the novice to advanced lifter, Men’s Health Ultimate Dumbbell Exercises will be an indispensable addition to any home gym.

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Anonymous on 01/17/2019 at 16:09.

Too Much Fluff, Not Enough Meat First, this is a solid book. The information provided is all accurate, to my knowledge, and organized reasonably.The problem is its emphasis on numbers of moves instead of good form. The author will list a scant 4-5 bullet points describing a basic “master move” like the squat and then spend 15 pages describing different ways to tweak it to create more variations, “new moves.”This is way out of proportion. There should be much more discussion of the basic…

Anonymous on 01/17/2019 at 16:27.

Too fluffy. Not much content. There are too much of what I consider “Fillers”. For example, way too many pages are spent on variations of each exercise with pictures. (We are talking about an additional large photo for just turning your arm 90 deg. or similar. A “Variation” that can easily be explained by one sentence) The book would be 1/3 of the size if it wasn’t for this.Very few pages are spent on providing specific workout routine examples. It explains some sort of a proprietary…

Anonymous on 01/17/2019 at 16:34.

Just what I needed I have been off and on over the years when it comes to working out. Mostly using machines a the gym. So this time I decided I wanted to try something different and not waste more money on a gym membership that I would not stick with. So I decided to purchase dumbbells and do my workouts at home. This book was exactly what I needed to get started. Granted if you are seasoned veteran with using dumbbell’s you may not find this book as helpful but for a beginner like myself it has been very…

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