Periodic Table of Dumbbell Exercises

Dumbbells are a fantastic choice for any home gym.  They are perfect for building strength and muscle, but are also excellent for cardio exercise and losing weight.  You can achieve any fitness goal with regular dumbbell workouts.

This clickable infograph lists over 100 different exercises you can do with a set of dumbbells.  All of these exercises are in Dumbbell Stack 52 exercise cards (available in our store or on  The table is arranged by muscle group horizontally.  There are dumbbell exercises for your arms, back, chest, legs, shoulders, and abs.  There are also compound full body movement exercises and cardio exercises you can do with dumbbells.​

The dumbbell exercises are arranged vertically by difficulty.  At the top are the simplest exercises that are the easiest to learn and master.  As you move further down the table, the exercises become increasingly difficult, requiring more strength and/or skill to perform.

Click on any illustration for a quick video demonstration of that exercise.  We hope you enjoy this infograph and spend some time learning these dumbbell exercises.  We spent 100's of hours putting this together, so please share it!  You might also enjoy the Periodic Table of Barbell Exercises, the Periodic Table of Bodyweight Exercises, the Periodic Table of Suspension (TRX) Exercises, the Periodic Table of Resistance Band Exercises, the Periodic Table of Kettlebell Exercises, the Periodic Table of Stretching Exercises, and the Periodic Table of Exercise Ball Exercises.