Front Dumbbell Raises Exercise to Build front deltoid muscle

Why are Front Dumbbell Raises so effective?

Front Dumbbell Raises are an excellent exercise to isolate front deltoid Muscle. Although front deltoids are continuously trained in shoulder presses and bench presses, you can do this move at teh end of shoulder workouts as many of us love to get that bigger shoulders look.

Learn the correct technique and blast your shoulders.

Purpose -- To Build Muscle Mass in the front head of deltoids.

A high range exercise works exceptionally well for the front head of Deltoids.

Execution Technique.

Front Dumbbell Raises exercise can be done standing as well as seated with a pair of dumbbells. Seated version calls for strict form and prevents cheating.

This exercise is done in an alternating movement.

Front Raises Start Position

Front Raises Midpoint Position


1. Stand straight with a dumbbell in each hand. Let the dumbbells hang in front of you with back of your hands facing forwards.

2. Raise one dumbbell {say right } in front of you till it reaches just above shoulder level.

3. Now lower the weight {right} while raising the left in front of you.

4. Perform this exercise in this alternating manner.

Variation - This exercise can also be done both arms at a time called Double Dumbbell front raises.

Another variation is the overhead front raise wherein the arm is raised in front but overhead above the shoulder level as much as possible.

Points to remember

  • Remember exhale while you exert.
  • Keep a controlled motion and avoid jerky movements
  • Concentrate on training the front delts and raise dumbbells in front of you and do not raise outside the body.
  • Try to avoid trapezius action as much as possible.
  • Avoid arching of the lower back.

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