Primary muscles: Shoulders
Secondary muscles: Lower back, calves, glutes, hamstrings, triceps
Equipment: Dumbbell / Kettlebell
SINGLE ARM DUMBBELL SNATCH INSTRUCTIONS
1. Grab a dumbbell with your right hand, bend your knees, push your hips back and take the dumbbell between your feet.
2. Pull the dumbbell up by extending your hips and knees and, as the dumbbell reaches your shoulder, rotate your hand to the front and punch straight up.
3. Lower the dumbbell and return to the initial position.
4. Repeat and then switch sides.
PROPER FORM AND BREATHING PATTERN
Keep your core engaged, relax your neck and back and face forward. Keep the movement dynamic and continuous, and breathe out as you punch straight up and extend your body.
The single arm dumbbell snatch is a dynamic, compound move that works your whole body and improves your speed and agility. This exercise helps to develop your coordination and explosiveness, and strengthens your shoulders, lower back, hamstrings, glutes, and lats.
SETS AND REPS
To calculate the number of calories burned doing the single arm dumbbell snatch, enter your weight and the duration of the exercise: