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Standing Dumbbell Straight-Arm Front Delt Raise Above Head

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Type: Strength
Main Muscle Worked: Shoulders
Equipment: Dumbbell
Mechanics Type: Isolation
Level: Intermediate
Sport: No
Force: Push
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Standing Dumbbell Straight-Arm Front Delt Raise Above Head Guide

Main Muscle: Shoulders

  1. Hold the dumbbells in front of your thighs, palms facing your thighs.
  2. Keep your arms straight with a slight bend at the elbows but keep them locked. This will be your starting position.
  3. Raise the dumbbells in a semicircular motion to arm's length overhead as you exhale.
  4. Slowly return to the starting position using the same path as you inhale.
  5. Repeat for the recommended amount of repetitions.

Variation: You can perform this exercise with a barbell or by alternating dumbbells.



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Sep 22, 2012 10:20 AM: This exercise is also known as a dumbbell front raise...not sure if its done intentional or not...but by raising the dumbbell up past your shoulder/ ear height, you will be shifting the emphasis from shoulders to bicep. This exercise is for the front anterior deltoid.



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Sep 22, 2012 5:54 AM: Isn't any shorter name for this?



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Jul 24, 2012 8:09 AM: I just found the weekest part of my body



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Oct 12, 2011 5:29 AM: love it



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