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Frontal Raise

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Frontal Raise

Primary Muscles:

Deltoid Anterior

front raise muscles

Secondary Muscles: 
Pectoralis Major, Deltoid, Lateral, Trapezius, Serratus Pectoralis Major

Level of Difficulty: (3/10)  

Scale 3

10-15 Reps - General toning 

  • Sit comfortably in a chair with your back upright and well supported.  
  • Hold a couple of dumbbells in each hand, down by your side. 
  • When ready, raise your arms out in front until your hands come level with your shoulders. 
  • Gently lower the arms as you return to the starting position with your arms by your sides  
Teaching Points   
  • Breath out as your raise your arms and breath in as you lower.  
  • Exercise should be slow and controlled, resist the urge to speed the repetition up as your muscles begin to fatigue  
  • Do not rock your body, lean forwards or lean back when performing the exercise. 
  • Ensure good posture and good core stability  


  • Perform the exercise seated  
  • Decrease range of movement 
  • Alternate Arms  
  • Use heavier weights 
  • Decrease repetition speed