Today’s workout is the kind you could do in a hotel gym. Granted, the main reason is that we’ve taken some common barbell movements and replaced the load with dumbbells.
We’ll start with bench press (this is a pressing cycle after all). The basic premiss is the same, but the stability challenge in greatly enhanced by having two open chains instead of one closed chain (read: your arms are only connected to each other through your torso instead of also through the barbell). Keep this in mind as you increase weight – you probably won’t get as heavy as you did last week with the bar.
After that we’ll hit a double AMRAP that’s all dumbbell all the time! Stay consistent and be ready to get back at it after a 2 minute break.
double dumbbell bench press
8 DB hang cleans (40/30)
8 DB front rack walking lunges
8 DB burpee box step ups (24/20)