Pain Free Joint-Friendly Workouts That Build Strength and More Muscle! CLICK HERE

No Products In Your Cart

There are no products in your cart, continue and browse our products.

View Shop

Joint-Friendly Shoulder Training – Constant Tension Front Raises

I came up with this little training variation today for dumbbell front raises. I noticed there was some momentum when we used the dumbbells and some of the repetitions were done without pulling both dumbbells up to the same height. I looked around the gym and found a short piece of pvc and threw it up top of wrists. This was the absolute perfect addition to the dumbbell front raise movement to:

1. Keep tension throughout the full range of motion (try not to ‘bobble’ the pvc pipe)
2. Minimize momentum or swing
3. Make the movement more intentional
4. Pull the dumbbells both up to the same height for each rep

For a lot of seated isolation movements for the deltoids – front raises, laterals, posterior flyes (prone), Cuban presses, and other variations – many lifters use momentum as fatigue sets in or they simply use weights that are too heavy. Dropping the weight and becoming more intentional with each repetition will make each set and the entire workout much more effective.

For more joint-friendly workouts guaranteed to help you build muscle and get stronger, check out the new Ageless Athlete 3.0 program.

By on January 10th, 2021


  • Discover Pain Free, Joint-Friendly Training
  • Get Super Effective Workouts and Programs
  • Inspirational Life Lessons Each Week
  • Effective Habits For Busy Entrepreneurs

Proud Dad. Ambassador of Kindness. Champion Hugger. Aspiring Daoist. Strength Coach. Entrepreneur. Author.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.