Exercise Band Front Raise

Beginner Level of Difficulty

This is a shoulder exercise that trains the front of the deltoids. This exercise uses the Theraband for constant resistance throughout the entire range of motion.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


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Shoulders

The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. However, it is an unstable joint because of the range of motion allowed. This instability increases the likelihood of joint injury, often leading to a degenerative process in which tissues break down and no longer function well.

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Glutes

Gluteal Muscles (Glutes) are one of the strongest muscles in the body and are the connecting point between your legs and back muscles. Glutes are used in a variety of actions from moving the leg to extending and rotating the hip, as well as extending and rotating the trunk of the body.

Equipment Used


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Exercise Band

The exercise band is used in resistance training. The bands comes in a variety of colours depending on the amount of tension they offer. The exercise bands give constant resistance throughout the entire range of motion during an exercise and cause less stress on the joints.

Exercise Instructions


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Step 1

Start with your back straight and your feet placed shoulder width apart. With the Thera-Band placed under both feet, have your arms straight and placed in front of your body.

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Step 2

Keeping your back straight, raise your arms to the front until they are at shoulder level. Hold this position for a brief pause.

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Step 3

Lower arms back down to the front of your thighs and repeat.