Dumbbell Side Bends

 Rating: 3.0/5.0
Posted by FitClick
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4:20pm filed under Abdominals

Calories Burned:  272 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Obliques
Stand with your feet slightly wider than shoulder width and grab a dumbbell in your right hand.
Place your left hand behind your head and bend your torso to the right until you feel a good stretch in your left oblique muscles, being sure to keep your hips stationary. Bend your torso back to the left as far as possible and then return to the starting position.
The entire motion should be done in a smooth, controlled manner that lasts about 2 seconds to each side, with the downward movement no faster than the upward.
After completing your reps for one side, reverse sides and repeat. 

Tags:  abs

Exercise Comments

I like side crunches
January 17, 2012 at 7:51am
It is the amount of calories you would lose per hour by doing this exercise.
May 6, 2011 at 12:36pm
I was wondering what the calories per hour meant? can anyone tell me?
January 7, 2011 at 10:31pm

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