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Best 7 Dumbbell Exercises For Guys Over 50

Improve your health and fitness even in your later years.

Check out this list of the best 7 dumbbell exercises for guys over 50.

It is no secret that maintaining a fitness level gets increasingly harder the older you get. For many reasons, you might find yourself looking to get the most out of a workout in the least amount of time.

And that is when you begin searching for a list of the best exercises. And if you are over 50 and have easy access to a pair of dumbbells, then this is what you’ve been looking for!

This list of the best 7 dumbbell exercises for guys over 50 was created by John Hansen. Hansen is a 3x Natural Mr Universe and Natural Mr Olympia. He shared this video on Critical Bench, a website focused on health and strength that delivers many tips on how to get stronger, fitter and healthier with a YouTube channel that has more than 1 million subscribers.

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Best 7 Dumbbell Exercises For Guys Over 50

The best 7 dumbbell exercises for guys over 50 are:

  1. Dumbbell Bench Press
  2. 1-Arm Dumbbell Row
  3. Lateral Raise
  4. Stiff-Legged Deadlift
  5. Dumbbell Squat (With Bench)
  6. Alternate Dumbbell Curl
  7. Dumbbell Triceps Extension

This list involves most of one’s body group muscles. The bench press targets your chest, the row your back, the lateral raise your shoulders, the deadlift your hamstrings and lower back, the squat your quads, the dumbbell curls your biceps and, finally, the triceps extension will obviously target your triceps.

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Dumbbell bench press

If you want to incorporate all exercises into one full-body workout, this is some advice from Hansen:

  • Perform 2-3 sets of each exercise
  • 10 reps each set
  • Rest 1 minute between sets
  • Move on to the next exercise and repeat

And those are the 7 best dumbbell exercises for guys over 50. If you want to see how to perform each exercise correctly, click on the video below.

VIDEO – Best 7 Dumbbell Exercises For Guys Over 50

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