Squat front raise with dumbbell using single arm

STRENGTH

Preparation:

  1. Maintain tall posture throughout the exercise and keep the belly tight by drawing the belly button towards the spine.
  2. Begin with a thorough dynamic warm up before starting this exercise, this engages the sensory system.

 

How to Do:

  1. This exercise involves performing a squat, and summating the forces into a 1 arm dumbbell front raise.
  2. Start with a light weight (30% of normal front raise weight is recommended) to the side of the body (palm facing in).
  3. Perform dumbbell squat (for description - see 'squat - dumbbell' in the exercise library).
  4. As you ascend from the squat, use that momentum as you perform a 1 arm dumbbell front raise (for description - see 'front raise' in the exercise library).
  5. Lowering the dumbbell to the side completes one rep.
  6. Perform desired reps.

 

Other Notes: TRAINERS: ensure that the client does NOT adduct the knees to accommodate the dumbbell.

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