Straight Bar Raises

Developing the Muscles of the Shoulders


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1)      Start by grasping a

short straight bar with both hands with your palms facing



2)      You can position yourself

against a door for added

stability if you prefer.


3)      Keep your chest out and

your back straight during

this exercise.


4)      Begin by raising the bar

upwards until your arms

are parallel to the floor.


5)      Try to keep your arms

as straight as possible

during this exercise .


6)      Slowly lower the bar

back to the starting

position to complete one



Muscles Worked:

Shoulders (front)