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Front Raises With One Arm

Exercise Tips

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

Front Raises With One Arm

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 one hand with an overhand grip, palm facing you. Hang both arms straight down at your sides.

  1. 1 Exhaling, slowly raise the kettlebell up to eye level, while keeping your arm fully extended the entire time. Rotate your wrist slightly so at the peak of the motion, your palm is facing the floor.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly lower your arm back to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set, then switch arms and repeat.