Single-Arm Dumbbell Snatch

Step by step instructions

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Exercise Steps 1

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Grab a dumbbell (8 to 20 pounds) with an overhand grip. Stand with your feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. Bend hips and knees to lower the weight to just in front of knee.

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Exercise Steps 2

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Explosively pull the dumbbell up skyward, keeping the weight as close to body as possible. Get your hips directly under a fully-extended arm in a semi-squat position. Finish the lift with arm and legs completely straight. Maintain gaze forward during the whole movement to help with balance.