How to do Dumbbell Front Raise

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Difficulty: Medium

Impact Level: Normal

Target Body Parts: triceps, upper back, shoulders


Stand with good posture and a dumbbell in each hand, by your sides. Keeping your arms straight, raise one dumbbell forwards up to shoulder height, lower it with control. Repeat on the other side and keep alternating for the duration of the exercise.

How to make Dumbbell Front Raise easier

To make this exercise easier, try it with lighter dumbbells or a small bottle of water in each hand. You can also bend your arms at the elbows slightly to make this exercise easier. Also check out our Arm Raises exercise.

How to make Dumbbell Front Raise more challenging

To make this exercise more challenging, increase the weight of your dumbbells or perform the exercise with straighter arms or at a slower pace. Also check out our Dumbbell shoulder raise.

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