Front Raises

How to do the Front Raises

Start with the weight at your side, and again sit comfortably with a ninety degree angle in your knees and keep your head and back straight. Now keeping a slightly bent arm and palms facing each other raise the weight to shoulder level. While under control, lower the weight back to the starting position.

Spotter Information:
Spotting can be done in front of the participant making sure that they complete the exercise until the participant's arms have reached shoulder level.

Front Raises Dumbbells Video

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Shoulder
  • Shoulders
  • Anterior Deltoids
  • Isolation
  • Dumbbell
  • Upper Body

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
23.2 lbs9.4 30.1 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 23.2 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 12 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.