This free weight exercise is designed to strengthen and tone the front deltoids.
- Stand with your feet shoulder width a part, dumbbells gripped in both hands, palms facing downward. Your hands should be resting about a foot above your thighs in front of your body.
- Slowly inhale and raise both arms up. Keep elbows slightly bent.
- Continue to raise arms until they are level with your shoulders, and hold for 2-3 seconds. Exhale and lower to start position for one full rep.
- Start with 10-12 reps, and minimal weights. Increase weights as you progress.