Single-dumbbell push-up

The single-dumbbell push-up is a more difficult push-up variation where you balance your hands on the ends of a dumbbell. This simple change makes many muscle groups work harder, helping encourage muscle and strength gains across the upper body.


  1. Simple way to make push-ups more difficult or combine them with dumbbell movements in circuit training
  2. Additional shoulder, chest, and core activation due to instability of dumbbell
  3. Narrow grip increases the challenge to the triceps

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