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Front Two-Dumbbell Raise

Exercise Data

Type: Strength
Main Muscle Worked: Shoulders
Equipment: Dumbbell
Mechanics Type: Isolation
Level: Beginner
Sport: No
Force: Push
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Front Two-Dumbbell Raise Guide

Main Muscle: Shoulders

  1. Pick a couple of dumbbells and stand with a straight torso and the dumbbells on front of your thighs at arms length with the palms of the hand facing your thighs. This will be your starting position.
  2. While maintaining the torso stationary (no swinging), lift the dumbbells to the front with a slight bend on the elbow and the palms of the hands always facing down. Continue to go up until you arms are slightly above parallel to the floor. Exhale as you execute this portion of the movement and pause for a second at the top.
  3. As you inhale, lower the dumbbells back down slowly to the starting position.
  4. Repeat for the recommended amount of repetitions.

Variations: This exercise can also be performed by alternating hands, meaning doing one repetition with the right arm, and then one with the left, back to the right, etc. Also, you could use a barbell as well.



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Review: Front Two-Dumbbell Raise

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8/10

Jun 12, 2013 8:27 PM: From all de dumbbell raises, I think it's the best.



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Jun 14, 2012 12:28 AM: just the burn.



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7/10

Feb 29, 2012 8:56 AM: I don't think front raises are necessary exercises, as overhead presses target the whole shoulder more effectivelyn particularly the front delt. However, if you want to do some front raises, this is how you should do it.



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Tip: Front Two-Dumbbell Raise

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10/10

Jan 5, 2012 1:04 AM: Great exercise for anterior delts. But try this: when raising db, rotate your wrists so that way they are supinated (palms facing your torso). This'll help put more isolation to your front delts



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Review: Front Two-Dumbbell Raise

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10/10

Aug 28, 2011 2:36 PM: I just started doing this exercise a couple of months ago and have already had spectacular results from it. This is great for working muscle that's kind of between your shoulder and chest. It also seems to be gentle on your shoulder joints.



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Review: Front Two-Dumbbell Raise

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8/10

Jan 13, 2011 6:31 AM: good workout, but when you do bench press and shoulder press you already work your delts enough.



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