How to do Dumbbell Pick Up And Put Down

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Difficulty: Hard

Impact Level: Normal

Target Body Parts: abs, triceps, upper back, lower back, shoulders


Start face down in high plank with a hand on each dumbbell resting on the floor at shoulder width, do a pushup. Then drive your hips up into a downward dog. Pick one dumbbell up and place it by your opposite foot, return and do another pushup. Place the other dumbbell at your other foot and push up again, repeat this sequence in reverse to return dumbbells back to the start position.

How to make Dumbbell Pick Up And Put Down easier

Try out our Dumbbell High Plank Row (Left and Right) exercises as a good way to build up to this exercise. Also work on your bodyweight downward dog and inch worm exercises.

How to make Dumbbell Pick Up And Put Down more challenging

To make this exercise harder, progress to heavier dumbbells.

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