Weighted Front Raise
This exercise involves lifting a weight in front of the body with straight arms, targeting the front deltoid muscles. It can be performed with dumbbells or a barbell and is commonly used in upper body strength training routines.
Weighted Front Raise Instructions
- Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a dumbbell in each hand with your palms facing your thighs.
- Engage your core and keep your back straight.
- Slowly lift the dumbbells up in front of your body until they reach shoulder height.
- Pause for a moment at the top of the movement, then slowly lower the dumbbells back down to the starting position.
- Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
Weighted Front Raise Form & Visual
Weighted Front Raise Benefits
- Targets the anterior deltoid muscle, which is responsible for lifting the arm in front of the body
- Improves shoulder strength and stability
- Helps to prevent shoulder injuries
- Can be performed with a variety of weights and equipment, making it adaptable to different fitness levels and goals
- Can be easily incorporated into a full-body workout or upper body workout routine
Weighted Front Raise Muscles Worked
- Deltoids (anterior)
- Triceps (long head)
- Upper pectoralis major