Increase the your weighs for this final exercise, and work up to using a 25-pound dumbbell.
- Stand with feet a little wider than your hips, with toes pointed slightly outward, holding one dumbbell in both hands.
- Sit back to squat, keeping the weight in your heels and your chest lifted. The bottom of the dumbbell should lightly tap the floor.
- Push through your heels to return to standing to complete one rep.
- Do 15 reps.
Use a 15- to 25-pound dumbbell.