Dumbbell Front Raise - Shoulders Exercise
shoulder exercises involve three different muscle
groups - side deltoids, rear deltoids and the
front deltoids. Together they compose the shoulder
All dumbbell shoulder exercise
routines cover front raises, since the anterior
heads make up the front third of your deltoids.
This section of the deltoids allows you to
move your arms upward and forward.
At any rate, the size of the shoulders is noticeable when the body is fully swathed
in form-fitting clothes.
To those ends, shoulder muscle exercises will not only make more masculine aesthetics
but also plays an important aspect of the upper body weight training regime.
Most bodybuilding enthusiasts are attracted to the
rewarding shoulder strengthening exercise of building
deltoids because of its range of motion. Honing
the shoulder muscles to an ideal requires a variety
of bodybuilding shoulder exercises as the fibers
of the shoulder angle in different directions.
One such best shoulder exercise is the front
dumbbell raise, which isolates the deltoid muscles.
A critical principle for this weight lifting shoulder
exercise is to keep a slight flexion at the elbow
while lifting the weight just above shoulder level.
Stand with a dumbbell in the grasp of each hand,
palms facing backward.
Your feet should be planted
about shoulder width apart. Simulate a wide arc
by lifting the weight in your left hand in front
of you until it is slightly higher than shoulder
You must pause at the top of the range
of motion - when you’ve reached shoulder
height - and with a smooth, restrained motion,
lower the dumbbell while simultaneously lifting
the weight in your right hand, so that both arms
are in motion at the same time.
In order not to defeat the purpose of this shoulder
exercise, you must not swing or lean backwards.
This shoulder strengthening exercise can also
be performed with two dumbbells at the same time
or a barbell.
Else, front raises can be performed with cable
attachments. Hold with one hand the cable attachment
attached to the low pulley.
With face away from
the pulley, put your arm straight down. Keep body
straight and elbow nearly locked while raising
your arm up in front of your body.
in so doing and go up to about eye level, and
then slowly return to the commencing position.
Complete the repetitions then switch arms.