Dumbbell V Up

Dumbbell V Up


This exercise involves lying on your back with a dumbbell in your hands and lifting your legs and upper body simultaneously to form a V shape. It primarily targets the abdominal muscles and requires core strength and stability.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Dumbbell V Up Instructions

  1. Start by lying flat on your back with your legs straight and your arms extended above your head, holding a dumbbell in both hands.
  2. Engage your core and lift your legs and arms simultaneously, keeping them straight.
  3. As you lift your legs and arms, bring the dumbbell towards your feet, forming a V shape with your body.
  4. Hold the position for a few seconds, then slowly lower your legs and arms back down to the starting position.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of reps.

Dumbbell V Up Form & Visual

Dumbbell V Up

Dumbbell V Up Benefits

  • Targets the rectus abdominis, obliques, and hip flexors
  • Improves core strength and stability
  • Increases flexibility in the hamstrings and lower back
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels by adjusting weight or reps
  • Can be done at home or in the gym with minimal equipment

Dumbbell V Up Muscles Worked

  • Rectus abdominis
  • Obliques
  • Hip flexors

Dumbbell V Up Variations & Alternatives