Single leg deadlift exercise from an underwater view

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Safety

​1 Use your hands instead of dumbbells

2. Use a noodle. 

3. Perform deeper in a lunge position.

4. Alternate your arms. 

5. Perform faster with smaller movements.

Variations

  1. ​Hammer Curls is an excellent back arm exercise because it isolates the triceps and requires little effort from other muscles.
  2. Aqua Hammer Curls improve grip strength and help build triceps size.
  3. This exercise does not involve jumping or bouncing, making it safe for those who are prone to injuries.

Benefits

How To Perform Aqua Hammer Curls​

 

Starting Position:

 

Stand in shallow water up to your chest level. Hold a pair of aqua dumbbells in both hands. Extend your arms by your sides and let your palms face each other. Keep your shoulders relaxed and chest up.

 

Action: 

 

Keeping your arms close to your body, bend your elbows, and bring the dumbbells toward the top of your shoulders. Straighten your arms and lower the dumbbells back to the starting position. Exert force as you extend your arms. 

 

Breathing: 

 

Breathe in as you curl your arms, and breathe out as you lower them.

MUSCLES WORKED

​These aqua dumbbell curls target your triceps. Forearm muscles assist in keeping the wrist in place. This exercise also works the core, since your body needs to maintain balance throughout the motion.

User holding aqua dumbbells underwater
23 December 2022

Hammer Curls With Aqua Dumbbells

Hammer curls with aqua dumbbells are a great way to target and strengthen the arm muscles with minimal stress on the elbow and shoulder joints. In this exercise you will need aqua dumbbells and a a spot in the pool where you can comfortably stand and submerge the dumbbells. With your feet slightly wider than hip-width apart, hold one dumbbell in each hand with your palms facing each other. 

 

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