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Front Raise With Dumbbells

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auxiliary muscles:Pectoralis MajorMuscle, TrapeziusMuscle
required:Dumbbells (2) or Kettlebells (2)
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (17)
Starting PositionExecution

General And Specifics

  • this exercise requires the upper chest as well as the shoulders

Starting Position

  • pick up two dumbbells or kettlebells
  • the feet are shoulder width apart
  • hold the weights in front of your thighs
  • the palms of the hands point to the thigh
  • bend your arms and knees a little
  • head in extension to the spine

Correct Execution

  • lift the dumbbells simultaneously up in front of your body in a wide bow without momentum
  • guide them up to the horizontal or higher
  • the palms of the hands point downwards
  • the wrists are the extension of the forearms
  • let the weights sink down again slowly and repeat the exercise several times for an effective shoulder workout

tip for the workout

  • you can stand up against a wall to avoid swinging