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Front Raise, Dumbbell, Alternating

Type: Shoulder
The alternating dumbbell front raise is an effective exercise for developing the deltoids, and is performed by extending the arm in front of the body with the elbow extended. t will help to broaden the shoulders, thicken the upper chest and build definition into those areas. Below you'll find a video guide and step by step instructions that describes the correct technique for the dumbbell alternating front raise exercise.
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Front Raise, Dumbbell, Alternating Steps:

Step 1:
Stand upright with feet shoulder width apart.

Step 2:
Take a dumbbell of equal weight in each hand, palms facing behind.

Step 3:
Start with the dumbbells resting on your thighs.

Step 4:
With the arm straight, raise one arm forwards until the dumbbell is at shoulder height.

Step 5:
Lower the arm to the start position and repeat with the opposite arm.

Step 6:
Repeat for the opposite arm

Step 7:
This is one repetition

Top Tip:

Avoid swinging the torso to raise the arms as this can cause stress on the lower back. Keep a slight bend in the elbows.
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