Seated dumbbell front raise


Seated dumbbell front raise

Exercise details

  • Target muscle: Anterior Deltoid
  • Synergists: Lateral Deltoid, Upper (Clavicular) Pectoralis Major, Serratus Anterior, Middle and Lower Trapezius
  • Mechanics: Isolation
  • Force: Push

Starting position

  1. Holding a dumbbell in each hand, sit on a chair or bench and allow the dumbbells to hang straight down by your sides.


  1. Keeping your elbows very slightly flexed, exhale as you raise the dumbbells forward and upward in a semicircular motion until your arms rise a little above horizontal.
  2. Hold for a count of two.
  3. Inhale as you lower the dumbbells in a controlled manner to the starting position.
  4. Repeat for the prescribed number of repetitions.

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