Strength

Dumbbell Front Raise

The Dumbbell Front Raise, a simple exercise focusing on shoulder strength, boosts upper body endurance and enhances stability, control while raising and lowering the dumbbells.
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Dumbbell Front Raise instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand up straight with a dumbbell in each hand, arms fully extended, and palms facing your body.
2
Keeping your torso stationary, lift the dumbbells to the front of you with slight bend of the elbow and the palms of the hands always facing down.
3
Continue to raise them until your arms are slightly above parallel to the floor.
4
Pause for a second at the top then lower the dumbbells back down slowly to the starting position.
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Repeat for the programmed number of reps.
Stand up straight with a dumbbell in each hand, arms fully extended, and palms facing your body.
Keeping your torso stationary, lift the dumbbells to the front of you with slight bend of the elbow and the palms of the hands always facing down.
Continue to raise them until your arms are slightly above parallel to the floor.
Pause for a second at the top then lower the dumbbells back down slowly to the starting position.
Repeat for the programmed number of reps.
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