Barbell Front Raise

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Barbell Front Raise

Instructions

Preparation

Grasp barbell with overhand grip with elbows straight or slightly bent.

Execution

Raise barbell forward and upward until upper arms are above horizontal. Lower and repeat

Comments

Absolute height of movement may depend on range of motion. Raise should be limited to height achieved just before tightness is felt in shoulder capsule. Alternatively, height just above horizontal may be considered adequate. Elbows may be kept straight or slightly bent throughout movement.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Push

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