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Band Front Raise

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  Primary Muscle Group: Shoulder

Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Deltoideus, anterior, middle and posterior parts

Preparation: Place the resistance band under the arches of both feet. Position yourself with feet hip-width apart and keep abdominal muscles tight. Take hold of the handles with an overhand grip and place your arms straight by your side.

Breathing: Exhale as you bring your arms up; inhale when returning to start position.

Execution: Slowly elevate your arms up in front of you, until your hands are just above shoulder height, pause and then slowly bring arms back to the starting position. Keep your arms extended throughout the full range of movement.

Comments: To make the exercise harder move feet further apart; to make it easier, move them closer together.

Here are a few suggested alternative exercises:

  • Ball Dumbbell Front Raise
  • Ball Dumbbell Overhead Press
  • Ball Prone Reverse Fly
  • Band Lat Raise
  • Band Reverse Flys
  • Band Shoulder Press
  • Band Upright Row
  • Dumbbell Front Raise
  • Dumbbell Lat Raise
  • Dumbbell Rear Delt
  • Dumbbell Upright Row
  • Rear Delt Fly - Machine
  • Seated Arnold Press - Dumbbell
  • Seated Dumbbell Press
  • Seated Rear Delt Row - Machine
  • Seated Shoulder Cable Press
  • Shoulder Cable Press
  • PowerBlock Dumbbells