HORIZONTAL PLATE PUSH OUT

Written by Russ Howe PTI, and most recently updated 4 days ago.

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VIDEO DEMO:


EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. SETUP: Grip each side of a weight plate and stand upright, bracing your abs. I like to be in a split-stance for this move, as it protects the lower back from fatigue.
  2. LIFT: Keep your shoulders pinned back and press the plate straight out in front until your arms are fully extended.
  3. TIP: When your arms reach full extension the rep is over. Some people make the mistake here of rounding their shoulders to allow them to push slightly further, which defeats the whole object of the exercise because it compromises the safety of your shoulders.

MUSCLES WORKED BY THIS EXERCISE:

  • Shoulders (Front Delts)
  • Arms (Forearms)
plate front raise demo

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