Front Lateral Raises
1) Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, back straight, knees slightly bent. Be sure to stand straight.
2) With your hands holding the weights, palms down, place your hands in front of your thighs.
3) Slightly bend your arms, then lift the weights up to your shoulders.
4) Return to starting position, completing two sets of 8-12 reps. Rest 12-15 seconds between reps.
Variation 1: Work one arm at a time.
Variation 2: Start instead with your hands at your shoulders and lift the weights over your head, then lower to your shoulders and repeat.