Kettlebell Front Raise

Kettlebell Front Raise


This exercise involves holding a kettlebell in front of your body with both hands and raising it up to shoulder height, then lowering it back down. It primarily targets the shoulders and can be done with various weights and repetitions.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Kettlebell Front Raise Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a kettlebell in one hand with an overhand grip.
  2. Bring the kettlebell up to shoulder height, keeping your elbow close to your body.
  3. Extend your arm straight out in front of you, keeping your wrist straight and your shoulder down.
  4. Hold for a moment, then slowly lower the kettlebell back down to shoulder height.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of reps, then switch sides and repeat with the other arm.

Kettlebell Front Raise Form & Visual

Kettlebell Front Raise

Kettlebell Front Raise Benefits

  • Targets the anterior deltoids, which are responsible for lifting the arms in front of the body
  • Improves shoulder stability and mobility
  • Engages the core muscles for added stability and balance
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels by adjusting the weight of the kettlebell
  • Can be incorporated into a full-body workout routine for overall strength and conditioning

Kettlebell Front Raise Muscles Worked

  • Deltoids (shoulders)
  • Triceps (back of upper arm)
  • Core muscles (abdominals and lower back)

Kettlebell Front Raise Variations & Alternatives