How to: Lateral Raise
Primary Muscles Used:Shoulders, Lateral Deltoid
Exercise Families:Shoulder Abduction
- Holding a dumbbell in each hand in a neutral grip (palms facing inwards) and arms extended by your sides, plant both feet on the floor shoulder-width apart. This is your starting position.
- Inhale. Exhale. While maintaining a slight bend in your elbows, raise the dumbbells outwards and upwards to shoulder height, ensuring that you draw your shoulder blades down and back.
- Inhale. Lower the dumbbells to return to the starting position. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions.
Alternative Exercises for Lateral Deltoid
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