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    Front Deltoid Dumbbell Raises: Underhand or Overhand Grip?

    Right now I'm using the underhand grip to burn them front delts Wondering what all you others have to say? Underhand or overhand?

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    It doesn't really matter. I use a grip like doing hammer curls, the handle is pointing to the ceiling. Use whats comfortable
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    I would say a neutral grip works best. (hammer curl grip) At least for me. Always hammered my front delts. Whereas an overhand hit my traps too hard. Never tried underhand.


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    Right, overhand does hit the traps and after a day of miltary press, upright rows and such I'd rather leave off traps. Also with overhand I felt it easier to cheat on the last few reps which is the main reason why I switched to underhand.

    Hmmmm, next time I'll try the hammer curl grip....

    ps. anyone ever alter the 7 day split so that a minor excerise like front delt raises would alternate with rear delt raises making them enter the rotation twice a month (ever other week) instead of 4x?

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