Workout Plan For January: Dumbbells!

Here is a 3 day split program designed for all of you dumbbells out there. Seriously, this is a dumbbell only program. I'm referring, of course, to the equipment, not the users of said equipment.

Here is a 3 day split program designed for all of you dumbbells out there. Seriously, this is a dumbbell only program. I'm referring, of course, to the equipment, not the users of said equipment. This is an excellent workout program that should help to break the monotony of the standard program. It is all inclusive, so you could follow it as described and see excellent results, or you may simply choose one of the workouts and substitute it into your 3 day split. I suggest you use lifting straps on most of the exercise days, as your grip strength may become an issue during the end of the workouts. Good luck and train hard!!

Note: 4 X 12,10,8,6 in the third column means that you do 4 sets. On the first set reach muscular failure (the most reps possible for you to do with that weight) at 12 reps, then 10 reps on the second set, then 8 reps and then 6 reps on the last set.



Day #1 Chest/Back
CHEST Incline DB Bench Press 4 X 12,10,8,6
Flat DB Bench Press 3 X 12,10,8
Incline DB Flyes 3 X 15,12,10
BACK DB Pullovers 4 X 15,12,10,8
1-Arm DB Rows 4 X 12,10,8,6
Bent Over DB Flyes 3 X 12,10,8
DB Shrugs 3 X 12,10,8



Day #2 Legs/Abs
COMPOUND
LEGS
Walking DB Lunges 4 X 15,12,10,10 (per leg)
DB Step-up onto Bench 3 X 15,12,10 (per leg)
QUADS Sissy Squats 3 X 15,15,15
HAMSTRINGS DB Romanian Deadlifts 4 X 15,12,10,8
CALVES Single Leg Standing DB Calf Raise 4 X 15,15,15,15
ABS Crunches w/ DB across Chest 3 X 15,15,15
Reverse Crunches



Day #3 Shoulders/Arms
SHOULDERS Arnold DB Presses 4 X 12,10,8,6
DB Lateral Raises 3 X 12,10,8
TRICEPS 2-Arm Overhead DB Extension 3 X 12,10,8
1-Arm Overhead DB Extension 3 X 12,10,8
1-Arm DB Kickbacks 2 X 12,10
BICEPS Standing Alternate DB Curls 3 X 12,10,8
Seated DB Hammer Curls 3 X 12,10,8
DB Concentration Curls 2 X 12,10

Check out my new workout videos which you can download online! Click here!

Please contact me if you have any questions at OPT4FIT@OPT4FIT.com.

Other Workouts Of The Month:

January - Dumbell Workout
February - Four Day Split
March - Lower Body Slim-Down/Upper Body Mass Gaining
April - Get Back! Focus on Building Back Size
June - Advanced Program
July - For Advanced Bodybuilders
August - Precontest Program
September - Plateau Buster
October - Mass Gainer
November - Torso/Limbs Split System
December - Holiday Maintenance

More Workout Programs / More Bodybuilding Info / Todd's Competition Day

Recommended For You

Cory Gregory's Squat Every Day

Squat Every Day will challenge you, test your resolve, and reveal your character. But if you have what it takes to squat daily, you'll gain strength, build muscle, and become a better lifter. This is for the hardcore.

Dwayne Johnson's Rock-Hard Hercules Workout And Diet Plan

To play the son of Zeus in the upcoming blockbuster ''Hercules,'' Dwayne ''The Rock'' Johnson took his training to an entirely new level. In this interview, the movie icon reveals how you can build the body of a demigod.

Lose Weight Faster: 5 Fat-Torching Tips

Weight loss doesn't have to be a struggle. Use these 5 simple tips to cut fat and get ripped without spending countless hours at the gym!

View All Workout Programs Articles



RATE THIS ARTICLE
POOR
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
EXCELLENT
OVERALL RATING
10

Out of 10
Excellent
20 Ratings

1

Comment

Showing 1 - 1 of 1 Comment

(5 characters minimum)

      • notify me when users reply to my comment
ManaMotivated

Rep Power: 0

  • rep this user
ManaMotivated

Is this good for beginners?
I'm about as beginner as beginners come...

Jul 17, 2013 7:57am | report
 
Showing 1 - 1 of 1 Comment

Featured Product