Standing Front Shoulder Raise With Resistance Bands

Exercise / Anterior deltoid


Standing Front Shoulder Raise with Resistance Bands is a great exercise to help build your shoulder and upper back muscles and strengthen your arms and core. This exercise can be done by people of any age and is good for those who want to strengthen their upper body and core. It is also a great exercise for those who want to lift weights and those who want to build stronger shoulders and arms. This exercise works the front deltoid muscle and upper trapezius muscles, helping to alleviate shoulder pain and reduce shoulder, neck and upper back pain.


Type : Isolation, Unilateral

Joint Action : Shoulder Flexion

How to perform the exercise


  • Anchor: Not required.
  • Bands: Attach each end of the band to a handle.

Body Position:

  • Stand hip-width apart on the band.
  • Stand up straight with your back straight, head straight, chest up, and stomach tight, holding a handle in each hand.
  • Straighten your arms and place them on top of your thighs, palms facing your thighs.


  • Raise your arms up, until your hands are at eye level.

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your hands 6 inches apart as you raise your arms.

Exercise Benefits

You must practise the Standing Front Shoulder Raise With Resistance Bands if you want to work your Anterior Deltoid (Front Shoulders) to the maximum without pressing overhead. Linear Progressive Resistance is a safe and effective way to strengthen your shoulder muscles.