Dumbbell side bend

The dumbbell side bend is a popular exercise for targeting the oblique muscles of the abdomen. It is usually performed for relatively high reps, at least 8-12 reps per set or more. It can be performed one side at a time or alternating sides.


  1. Strong obliques help maintain proper posture while protecting the spine
  2. Aesthetically adds sweep and V-taper shape to the sides of the waist
  3. Builds size and definition in obliques

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