Dumbbell Incline Front Raise

Dumbbell Incline Front Raise


This exercise involves holding dumbbells and lying on an incline bench, then lifting the weights up in front of the body until they reach shoulder height. It primarily targets the front deltoids and can help improve shoulder strength and stability.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Dumbbell Incline Front Raise Instructions

  1. Start by lying on an incline bench with your feet firmly planted on the ground.
  2. Hold a dumbbell in each hand with your palms facing down and your arms extended straight in front of you.
  3. Slowly raise the dumbbells up and out to the sides until they reach shoulder height.
  4. Pause for a moment at the top of the movement, then slowly lower the dumbbells back down to the starting position.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Dumbbell Incline Front Raise Form & Visual

Dumbbell Incline Front Raise

Dumbbell Incline Front Raise Benefits

  • Targets the anterior (front) deltoids, which are responsible for shoulder flexion and abduction
  • Helps to improve shoulder strength and stability
  • Can be performed with a variety of weights, making it suitable for beginners and advanced lifters
  • Engages the core muscles for added stability and balance
  • Can be easily modified by adjusting the angle of the bench or using different grip positions

Dumbbell Incline Front Raise Muscles Worked

  • Anterior deltoid
  • Clavicular head of pectoralis major
  • Coracobrachialis

Dumbbell Incline Front Raise Variations & Alternatives

  • Dumbbell Incline Lateral Raise
  • Dumbbell Incline Reverse Fly
  • Dumbbell Incline Press
  • Dumbbell Incline Bench Row
  • Dumbbell Incline Curl