Front Dumbbell Raise Exercise Description
The following exercise provides written description designed for the individual just getting started with exercise.
Front Dumbbell Raise
Muscle Group: Front Shoulders (Front Deltoids)
Main Objective: Tone front of Shoulders
Step by Step Instruction:
1. Stand tall with your knees slightly bent and feet hip width apart.
2. Arms down at your sides, elbows slightly bent and palms facing the outer hips.
3. Slowly raise your right arm out in front of your body to shoulder level.
4. Slowly lower the right arm to starting position.
5. Slowly raise your left arm out in front of your body to shoulder level
6. Slowly lower the left arm to starting position..
7. Repeat the exercise simultaneously.
- Do not allow elbows to lockout during the movement. Keep arms slightly bent.
- Do not rock or swing your body in order to raise your arms. Instead focus on going through the exercise slowly so you can feel the front shoulder and surrounding muscles being worked.
- Do not raise arms any higher than the level of your shoulders.
- Do not arch lower back.
1. Take your time. Do this exercise slowly.
2. Keep wrists straight and in alignment with forearms at all times.
3. If you find one arm is weaker, exercise one arm at a time with weak arm first.
4. May choose to do both arms at the same time. An advanced tip.
Alternate Exercises for the Front DB Raise:
- DB Press
DISCLAIMER: The information provided in the Beginner exercise course via video, written description is offered solely as opinion only. Always consult with your physician before trying any new diet or exercise program. This workout routine may not be suitable for you.