Global TV Edmonton: exercises you can do with one weight.

We covered a few more exercises you can do with one weight today on Global TV and here they are:

Lunge to Shoulder Press:

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  1. Weight is resting in one hand at shoulder height.
  2. Step forward with the opposite leg into a lunge and press the weight above your head at the same time.
  3. Keep your core tight throughout the entire movement.
  4. Place most of your body weight on your lead foot.
  5. Return back to the original position.
  6. Repeat on the same leg.

Alternating Dumbbell Swing:

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  1. Squat while holding onto the weight with one hand between your legs.
  2. Stand from the squat by thrusting through your hips.
  3. The weight should swing away from your body following the natural curve of your arm moving.
  4. At the top of the swing, switch the hand so the opposite one is gripping the weight.
  5. Squat back down to return the weight between your legs.
  6. Repeat.

Press to Twist:

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  1. Start by lying on the ground holding onto the weight perpendicular to your body.
  2. Press the weight up while twisting through your core and roll on your opposite forearm.
  3. Stop when you can no longer engage your abs.
  4. Slowly lower down.
  5. Repeat on the same side.

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