Front Dumbbell Raise

The alternating dumbbell front raise is an isolation movement that targets the shoulders. By using one arm at a time, you can use more weight than when you use both arms at once. Bodybuilders use this exercise to zero in on the front shoulders, but the simple movement also makes it great for people new to lifting weights.


  1. Strengthens and develops the front (anterior) deltoids, even with light weights
  2. Scalable to different levels: beginners can even use soup cans
  3. Easy to vary: can be performed seated or standing

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