How to Front Raise: Top 5 Tips
The Front Raise can be performed with many pieces of equipment - all of which can be used as a great way to increase the strength and size through the shoulders. Specifically hitting the anterior and lateral parts of the deltoid.
Purpose of the movement:
The Front Raise is an isolation exercise specifically targeting the Deltoids.
The primary muscles involved for this movement:
To perform the Front Raise exercise the equipment you will need:
- can also be performed with a barbell, cable machine, weight plate or kettle bell
Step by Step guide:
Follow our step by step guide to master the Front Raise:
- Holding the dumbbells in front of the body at waist height, palms facing towards the body
- Lift the weight straight up in front of the body, keeping the palms facing down and a slight bend in the elbow
- Lift until arms are parallel to the floor just below eye level
- Pause briefly at the top position
- Control the weight back to the starting position
Top 5 Tips:
- Avoid swinging as you get fatigued
- Keep palms facing down, and maintain the slight elbow bend.
- Pause briefly at the top
- Breathe out when weight is going up, and then out on way down
- For an extra burn, try and lower the weight down as slow as possible
The Front Raise can be a great addition to your shoulder workout, it will certainly help to build some big delts. Just make sure you don't sway your hips as you get fatigued.