Dumbbell Lateral to Front Raise
This exercise involves holding dumbbells at your sides and lifting them up to shoulder height, first to the side and then to the front. It primarily targets the shoulders and can help improve overall upper body strength and stability.
Dumbbell Lateral to Front Raise Instructions
- Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a dumbbell in each hand.
- Start with your arms at your sides and palms facing your body.
- Slowly lift the dumbbells out to the sides until they reach shoulder height.
- Pause for a moment, then slowly bring the dumbbells in front of your body until they meet at chest level.
- Pause again, then slowly lower the dumbbells back to the starting position.
- Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
Dumbbell Lateral to Front Raise Form & Visual
Dumbbell Lateral to Front Raise Benefits
- Targets multiple muscle groups including the shoulders, upper back, and arms
- Improves shoulder stability and mobility
- Helps to correct muscle imbalances in the shoulders
- Can be modified for different fitness levels by adjusting the weight of the dumbbells
- Can be done at home or in the gym with minimal equipment
Dumbbell Lateral to Front Raise Muscles Worked
- Deltoids (shoulders)
- Trapezius (upper back)
- Rotator cuff muscles (stabilizers of the shoulder joint)
- Biceps (front of upper arm)