Dumbbell front press target your the front or anterior region of the shoulders or deltoids and are commonly incorporated in an upper body weight training workout. Dumbbell front press develop your anterior (frontal) shoulder muscles. Depending on your training volume, completing front raises can result in an increase in your shoulder muscular size or strength. Front raises are an isolation exercise, meaning they require movement around only one joint. As a result, it’s an effective exercise for targeting a small number of muscles.