30 minute advanced full body workout with dumbbells and a resistance band at home

Here's everything you need to try our 30 minute advanced full body workout with dumbbells and a resistance band at home. For each circuit, complete each exercise one after the other and repeat it for 3 rounds before continuing on to the next circuit.

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Sean Klein
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06/04/24
In This Workout
  • Circuit 1
  • DB Crush Grip Away from Body Straight Leg Deadlift
  • DB Floor Press
  • DB 45 Degree Lunge
  • Circuit 2
  • Staggered Stance Crossbody Straight Leg Deadlift to Reach
  • 90-90 Hip Twists

Circuit 1

Complete this round 3 times.

DB Crush Grip Away from Body Straight Leg Deadlift

Complete 10 repetitions

The double kettlebell gorilla row is an excellent horizontal pull variation that also requires a great deal of core stability and lumbar spine stabilisation.

Benefits of DB Crush Grip Away from Body Straight Leg Deadlift

The main benefit of the double gorilla row is strength gain in the horizontal pull movement pattern. It can also be used to gain muscle in the upper and lower back muscles. Finally it’s a great movement for athletes as the learn to perform pulls whilst generating a lot of stability.

How To Do DB Crush Grip Away from Body Straight Leg Deadlift

  1. Start with the kettlebells at the hips with the arm straight.
  2. Bend slightly at the knees and the hips and hinge into the pulling position.
  3. Ensure your back is straight and able to maintain the weight.
  4. Pull the kettlebell until your elbows are inline with your belly button.
  5. Control the kettlebells back to the starting position.

Coaching Tips For DB Crush Grip Away from Body Straight Leg Deadlift

Follow these cues to perform DB Crush Grip Away from Body Straight Leg Deadlift correctly:

  • Keep the DB underneath your shoulders with the elbows locked
  • This will put more pressure on your lower back but will still target the hamstrings, use a conservative weight.

DB Floor Press

Complete 12 repetitions

The dumbbell floor press is an effective horizontal pressing variation, especially for beginners just getting into resistance training.

Benefits of DB Floor Press

The main benefit of the dumbbell floor press is its ability to create different types of stimulus in the horizontal pressing movement pattern.

How To Do DB Floor Press

  1. Lye on the floor with the feet securely connected to the ground.
  2. Start with the dumbbells out in front with the elbows locked.
  3. Lower the elbows towards the floor creating an arrow head with the elbows and head (this means the elbows don’t flare out but also that they don’t come too close to the body).
  4. Gently touch the elbows to the floor, but do not lose tension in the upper body and rest the elbows on the floor.
  5. Press the dumbbells back to the starting position.

Coaching Tips For DB Floor Press

Follow these cues to perform DB Floor Press correctly:

  • Touch elbows gently to the floor
  • Lock elbows at the top.

DB 45 Degree Lunge

Complete 8 repetitions

Coaching Tips For DB 45 Degree Lunge

Follow these cues to perform DB 45 Degree Lunge correctly:

  • Similar to a reverse lunge but with a diagonal step backward
  • Keep the torso angle as straight as possible
  • Use your full range of motion but do not stretch
  • Touch the knee to the floor if your range of motion allows.

Circuit 2

Complete this round 3 times.

Staggered Stance Crossbody Straight Leg Deadlift to Reach

Complete 8 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Staggered Stance Crossbody Straight Leg Deadlift to Reach

Follow these cues to perform Staggered Stance Crossbody Straight Leg Deadlift to Reach correctly:

  • Bend at the hips and lower back to reach the opposite foot
  • Move fluidly and relax.

90-90 Hip Twists

Complete 4 repetitions

Coaching Tips For 90-90 Hip Twists

Follow these cues to perform 90-90 Hip Twists correctly:

  • Find a 90/90 position on the floor, twist the hips slowly keeping the feet in a fixed position.

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