Front Raises

Exercise Tips

  • Do not lift with your neck
  • Control the weight- do not swing your arms up and
  • Bend your knees slightly to protect your lower back

Front Raises

This exercise targets the front of your shoulders and provides a low cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Anterior Deltoids (Front Shoulders)


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Anterior Deltoids (Front Shoulders)

Equipment: Kettlebell

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Kettlebell Shoulders

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward. Hold a kettlebell by the handle in both hands with an overhand grip, palms facing you. Hang your arms straight down in front of you, so the kettlebell is right in front of your thighs.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly raise the kettlebell up to eye level, while keeping your arms fully extended the entire time.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly lower your arms back to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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