Barbell Front Raise

Last Updated: December 28, 2020
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Barbell Front Raise Exercise Guide

Preparing for your Barbell Front Raise

  • You can do this using a dumbbell too, so grab the desired equipment and get ready to lift!

Perfoming Your Barbell Front Raise

  • Stand with your feet at shoulder-width apart. Keep your back straight, with your feet fixed to the ground.
  • Hold the barbell across your thighs in a standing position. (figure 1)
  • Tense your abs and Lift the barbell upwards, with a slight bend in the elbows.
  • When your arms start to straighten up, pause to feel your muscles contracting.
  • Slowly return the bar to just above your thighs, then repeat until your set is complete.

Lift Bible Tips for Barbell Front Raise

Do not swing the barbell forwards, this needs to be a controlled motion which will work your muscles hard.

Exercise Details:

Target Muscles: Deltoid Anterior

Synergist: Deltoid Lateral, Pectoralis Major Clavicular Head, Serratus Anterior

Required Level: Beginner

Perfect Day to Train: Shoulders… it's a great exercise.

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Barbell Front Raise Demonstration Video

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