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Dumbbell

A portfolio consisting predominantly or exclusively of bonds with very short and very long maturities. The investment strategy behind a dumbbell portfolio is the invest in high-yield bonds with long maturities to maximize return while also maintaining investment-grade bonds with short maturities to minimize risk and maximize liquidity.
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With a dumbbell in your right hand, shift your weight to your right leg.
Pull the dumbbell towards your chest, feeling the squeeze on the upper back.
We can similarly repeat the dumbbell argument using the other pair of opposite sides, to obtain a balance point for the quadrilateral, presumably at point T.
Lunges with dumbbells Keep your arms straight and work on good form with the lunge.
Starting in a standing position, lift the dumbbells above your head up towards the ceiling, but keep a slight bend in your elbows.
Sit on a bench with a dumbbell held straight over your head with arm fully extended.
Dumbbells are ideal because of the resistance and overall muscle recruitment they provide.
Valeo Hand Around $12 2-lb dumbbells Neoprene coating, Weights help improve non-slip grip, sold muscle tone and in pairs.
With one foot off the floor, bring plate or dumbbell across opposite foot towards ankle for 8 reps, and then repeat with other foot.
Lie on your side with both knees bent at 90 degrees, squeeze a rolled towel under the upper arm (elbow flexed to 90 degrees) and, using a two or three-pound dumbbell, lift for 30 repetitions.
And it should be moderate to high intensity, so we're not talking about lifting one- or two-pound dumbbells.
Multiple three- and one-pound weight plates also are included, and can combine to form five different pairs of dumbbells or a single dumbbell weighing up to 14 pounds.