When you follow a traditional strength training regimen, you’re generally doing bi-lateral movements, which means that you’re working both sides of the body at the same time. This is great as far as it goes, but what if you’re – and most of us are – stronger on one side than the other? Well, that’s where non-dominant training can be super helpful.
This workout is designed to correct some of those muscle imbalances by working the body unilaterally (one-sided), and doing more reps on the side of your body that is less strong. Refer to the video below for help with form, or feel free to leave me a comment if you have any questions about the exercises.
Non Dominant DUMBBELL Workout | Correct Muscle Imbalances with SINGLE SIDED Exercises
Perform 10 reps on non-dominant side of body and 5 reps on dominant side. Repeat the circuit twice.
- Drinky Birds (Single Leg Deadlift)
- Split Squats
- Side Plank Press-Ups
- Flying Fast Ups
- Renegade Rows
- Single Leg Bridge Raises
- Side Scoops
- Single Leg Pikes
Finisher: Single Arm Burpees AND Single Leg Burpees (this was one of the hardest finishers I’ve ever done!)
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