Squat front raise with dumbbell using single arm



  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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