Cable Front Raise

Cable Front Raise


This exercise involves holding a cable with both hands and lifting it in front of the body to shoulder height. It primarily targets the front deltoids and can be adjusted for different levels of resistance.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Cable Front Raise Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a cable handle in each hand.
  2. Extend your arms straight in front of you, keeping a slight bend in your elbows.
  3. Slowly raise the cables up to shoulder height, keeping your arms straight.
  4. Hold for a second at the top of the movement, then slowly lower the cables back down to the starting position.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Cable Front Raise Form & Visual

Cable Front Raise

Cable Front Raise Benefits

  • Targets the anterior deltoid muscle, which is responsible for lifting the arm in front of the body
  • Helps to improve shoulder strength and stability
  • Can be performed with a variety of cable attachments, allowing for variation in grip and resistance
  • Isolation of the anterior deltoid can help to improve overall shoulder aesthetics and symmetry
  • Can be easily modified for individuals with shoulder injuries or limitations

Cable Front Raise Muscles Worked

  • Deltoids (anterior)
  • Upper Trapezius
  • Clavicular head of Pectoralis Major

Cable Front Raise Variations & Alternatives